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Neymar emotional video message to the fans, after his World Cup injury

Brazil may have advanced into the World Cup semi-finals, but the whole nation couldn't help but to fall in shock when they saw Neymar layed down on the ground, last Friday night in Fortaleza. The "Escrete" has beat Colombia by 2-1 in a very competitive game, but the FC Barcelona star was forced to leave the pitch when he got hit with a hard knee on his lower back, around the 88th minute of the match. The Co ...

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Brazil 2-1 Colombia: The centre-backs showed the way

Full-time: Brazil 2-1 Colombia Goals: Thiago Silva (7'), David Luiz (69'), James Rodríguez (80') Match date: July 4, 2014 Stadium: Estádio Castelão, Fortaleza Competition: FIFA World Cup 2014, Quarter-finals Brazil line-up: Julio César, Maicon, Thiago Silva, David Luiz, Marcelo, Fernandinho, Paulinho, Óscar, Hulk, Neymar, Fred. It was one of the most expected games in this World Cup quarter-finals and it ce ...

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Dunga: “Barcelona’s type of football hasn’t been the ideal for Neymar”

The former Brazilian midfielder and National Team coach, Dunga, has recently given voice to his thoughts about the World Cup in public. As expected, the 50-year old manager analyzed what the Brazilian Team has done so far and focused in his country's star player of the moment, Neymar Jr. According to him, the only reason for Neymar to not have shined in Barcelona as much as he do when he plays for Brazil, i ...

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Neymar vs James RodrĂ­guez: By the numbers

They've been the main flagships of their own teams in this World Cup and no one will carry more pressure on their shoulders this Friday evening than Neymar and James Rodríguez. Brazil and Colombia will lock horns in Fortaleza to decide who goes through into the semi-finals and on the field, it might very well come down to who shines the most between these two prodigious players. It's also important to note ...

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Neymar: “James RodrĂ­guez is a great player but I hope Brazil goes through”

Brazil and Colombia will meet each other this Friday evening in Fortaleza and there's nothing that would please more the Brazilian fans than winning that game against one of their biggest South-American rivals and advancing into the World Cup semi-finals. However, it's no ordinary opponent that will stand in front of them at the Estádio Castelão, since Colombia comes into this match with a high dose of conf ...

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Scolari compares Neymar to Cristiano Ronaldo and demands more protection from the referees

We've seen it against Chile a few days ago and we've been seeing it pretty much in every game that Neymar plays at. Every time the Brazilian star takes center stage either for FC Barcelona or the Brazilian National Team, their opponents' main concern seems to be intimidating him as soon as possible through violent tackles and dirty fouls. With the World Cup quarter-finals clash against Colombia scheduled fo ...

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