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Neymar Breaks His Silence On Brazil’s World Cup Exit

TOPSHOT - Brazil's forward Neymar leaves his team's hotel in Kazan on July 7, 2018, a day after the five-time champions crashed out of the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament after a 2-1 quarter-final defeat to Belgium. (Photo by Benjamin CREMEL / AFP) (Photo credit should read BENJAMIN CREMEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazilian forward Neymar has responded to the Selecao’s World Cup quarter-final exit on Friday night. The South American giants were sent packing by Belgium in Kazan in the last eight encounter, the 2-1 score condemning Tite’s side to an early exit from the competition. Neymar, seen as Brazil’s mani hope but also a target of much criticism due to his …

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De Bruyne Switch Proved Decisive In Belgium’s Stunning Victory Over Brazil

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JULY 6, 2018: Belgium's Kevin de Bruyne celebrates his team's victory in a Knockout Stage quarterfinal football match between Brazil and Belgium at Kazan Arena at FIFA World Cup Russia 2018; Belgium won 2-1. Sergei Savostyanov/TASS (Photo by Sergei SavostyanovTASS via Getty Images)

A tactical change proved decisive as Kevin De Bruyne hit the winner that sent five-time champions Brazil sensationally crashing out on Wednesday and kept underdogs Belgium’s World Cup hopes alive. As Brazil became the last South American country to exit the tournament before the semi-finals, Roberto Martinez’s Belgium ended a 32-year wait to reach the final four. The Red Devils …

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Brilliant Belgium Stun Favourites Brazil To Reach World Cup Semi-Final

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JULY 06:Kevin De Bruyne of Belgium celebrates after he scores his team's second goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Quarter Final match between Winner Game 53 and Winner Game 54 at Kazan Arena on July 6, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Belgium turned in a powerful performance in Kazan on Friday night to dump favourites Brazil out of the World Cup. Following France’s defeat of Uruguay in Friday’s earlier quarter-final clash, Belgium made it a European double by seeing off the challenge of the Selecao with a 2-1 victory. A frantic opening suggested that an early goal was likely – and so …

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Brazil And Belgium Name Starting Lineups For World Cup Quarter-Final

TOPSHOT - Brazil's forward Neymar eyes the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Brazil and Mexico at the Samara Arena in Samara on July 2, 2018. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO MOBILE PUSH ALERTS/DOWNLOADS (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazil and Belgium face off in Friday’s second World Cup quarter-final for the right to face France in the last four of the competition. Tite’s favourites are looking to reach the semi-finals of the tournament for the second time in succession, while the Red Devils are looking to go one further than their quarter-final exit in 2014. To Brazil first, …

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Five Things We Learned As Neymar And Brazil Dismiss Lively Mexico

SAMARA, RUSSIA - JULY 02: Neymar (10) of Brazil celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between Brazil and Mexico at the Samara Arena Stadium in Samara, Russia on July 02, 2018. (Photo by Fatih Aktas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Brazil did the business against Mexico in Samara on Monday to book their place in the World Cup quarter-final for the seventh consecutive tournament. Neymar made himself the centre of attention once again as the PSG forward scored one and made one in the 2-0 win for Tite’s side – but more amateur dramatics continued to leave a bad taste. …

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How Brazil Used Their Greatest Ever Humiliation To Spark A Revival

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The events of July 8th, 2014 at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte caused arguably the darkest day in Brazilian football history. Full of confidence and playing in front of a home crowd fully expecting the Selecao to win their first World Cup since  2002, what followed can only be described as evisceration at the hands of Germany in the …

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Watch: Philippe Coutinho Back With A Bang To Score Brazil Wonder Goal

Philippe Coutinho returned to action for Brazil on Thursday night for the first time since handing in a transfer request at Liverpool. With the Spanish transfer deadline closing on Friday night there could be one last twist in that particular tale, but the playmaker put that to one side against Ecuador in his side’s World Cup qualifier in Porto Alegre. Having …

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FIFA Release 24-Man Shortlist For Best Player Of 2017

Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R) celebrates with Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric (L) and Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos after scoring during the UEFA Champions League semifinal first leg football match Real Madrid CF vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, on May 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GERARD JULIEN (Photo credit should read GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)

It’s that time of year again when Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo battle against each other under the pretence of it being anything other than a two-horse race for the end of season awards. With France Football and FIFA ending their partnership last year there are now two awards to be won – the former’s traditional Ballon d’Or and the …

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Twitter Reacts As Rampant Brazil Put Argentina’s World Cup Plans In Serious Danger

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 10: Neymar #10 of Brazil struggles for the ball with Nicolas Otamendi #17 of Argentina during a match between Brazil and Argentina as part of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifier at Mineirao stadium on November 10, 2016 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Brazil moved a step closer to World Cup  qualification with a well-deserved 3-0 win against Argentina in Belo Horizonte on Thursday night. Goals from Philippe Coutinho, Neymar and Paulinho put the visitors to the sword, maintaining new manager Tite’s 100% record and leaving Argentina with something of mess on their hands. Edgardo Bauza’s side are, it should be remembered, still …

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Brazil Vs. Argentina: A Combined Eleven Ahead Of Thursday’s Showdown

BEIJING, CHINA - OCTOBER 11: Neymar of Brazil (2nd Left) competes the ball with Lionel Messi of Argentina (Right) during Super Clasico de las Americas between Argentina and Brazil at Beijing National Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)

One of the hottest rivalries in football takes centre stage on Thursday night as Brazil host Argentina at the Mineirão in Belo Horizonte. Tite’s side sit on top of the CONMEBOL World Cup qualification as the new manager’s appointment has seen a dramatic upturn in the side’s performances and results. Argentina, however, have not been as positive. Their over-reliance on star …

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Watch: Liverpool’s Coutinho And Firmino Both Score In Brazil Victory

Brazil's Philippe Coutinho (L) celebrates his goal against Bolivia with teammate Neymar during their Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier football match in Natal, Brazil, on October 6, 2016. / AFP / VANDERLEI ALMEIDA (Photo credit should read VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Liverpool’s Brazilian contingent continues to go from strength to strength. Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino have both made storming starts to the new Premier League season, and have carried over those displays into international duty with Brazil. The former played from the start in Brazil’s 5-0 victory against Bolivia in Thursday night’s World Cup qualifier, while the latter sprung from …

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