The Chelsea defender, who went off injured during the Champions League final, played the full game for his nation as they won 4-0 against Peru in Rio. The tournament is hosted by Brazil.
The home nation were following up on a 3-0 success in their opening group-stage match against Venezuela. Thiago Silva remained on the bench for that one.
In the Peru match the goals came from Juventus’ Alex Sandro and from Neymar with two substitutes then weighing in, Richarlison completing the scoring close to the end after Flamengo’s Everton Ribeiro had netted the third from Richarlison’s cross.