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World Cup: Neymar back in training ahead of Costa Rica game


The Brazilian Football Confederation (BFC), in a tweet said: “Brazil team training under way and Neymar participating normally.” The session was closed to the media, but the CBF also posted a short video on their Twitter account showing Neymar in action at the team’s Sochi base. On Tuesday, the world’s …

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World Cup: Neymar flops as Switzerland hold Brazil


Pre-tournament favourites Brazil failed to win their opening game of a World Cup for the first time since 1978 as Switzerland earned a valuable draw in Rostov-on-Don. The five-time champions, so often lauded for their flair, failed to sparkle after Philippe Coutinho’s superbly curled opener on 20 minutes. Tite’s side …

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2018 FIFA World Cup: ‘Brazil not the team’ – Pele


Brazil great Pele believes the nation can win their sixth World Cup at Russia 2018, but has highlighted one weakness that may prevent them from running away as champions. The Selecao marched through their qualifying group in impressive form. In 18 fixtures, they won 12 times and lost only once, …

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