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PSG's Neymar arrives prior to the League One soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Stade Rennais at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Saturday May 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Brazil wants to lower Neymar's expectations for World Cup
PSG's Neymar arrives prior to the League One soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Stade Rennais at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Saturday May 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Despite an impressive first season with the Ligue 1 champions, the Brazil star has been criticised by his compatriot for leaving Barcelona
'He made a mistake!' - Rivaldo claims Neymar will not win Ballon d'Or at PSG
Despite an impressive first season with the Ligue 1 champions, the Brazil star has been criticised by his compatriot for leaving Barcelona
The Brazil winger appeared to take a swipe at his boss on social media following victory at Wembley over a side he could yet end up joining
Man Utd target Willian fuels rift talk by hiding Conte in FA Cup photo
The Brazil winger appeared to take a swipe at his boss on social media following victory at Wembley over a side he could yet end up joining
The Brazil winger appeared to take a swipe at his boss on social media following victory at Wembley over a side he could yet end up joining
Man Utd target Willian fuels rift talk by hiding Conte in FA Cup photo
The Brazil winger appeared to take a swipe at his boss on social media following victory at Wembley over a side he could yet end up joining
The Brazil winger appeared to take a swipe at his boss on social media following victory at Wembley over a side he could yet end up joining
Man Utd target Willian fuels rift talk by hiding Conte in FA Cup photo
The Brazil winger appeared to take a swipe at his boss on social media following victory at Wembley over a side he could yet end up joining
FILE - In this Monday, July 13, 1998 file photo, the French World Cup soccer team parades through the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris after beating Brazil 3-0 in the World Cup final the day before. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Gael Cornier,File)
WORLD CUP: France wins, but what happened to Ronaldo?
FILE - In this Monday, July 13, 1998 file photo, the French World Cup soccer team parades through the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris after beating Brazil 3-0 in the World Cup final the day before. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Gael Cornier,File)
FILE - In this Sunday, July 12, 1998 file photo, France's players from left, Zinedine Zidane, Marcel Desailly and Laurent Blanc hold the soccer World Cup after France defeated Brazil 3-0 in the World Cup final, at the Stade de France in Saint Denis. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, file)
WORLD CUP: France wins, but what happened to Ronaldo?
FILE - In this Sunday, July 12, 1998 file photo, France's players from left, Zinedine Zidane, Marcel Desailly and Laurent Blanc hold the soccer World Cup after France defeated Brazil 3-0 in the World Cup final, at the Stade de France in Saint Denis. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, file)
Counterfeit Brazil national jerseys are displayed for sale outside the Paulo Machado de Carvalho stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil May 18, 2018. Picture taken May 18, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Counterfeit Brazil national jerseys are displayed for sale outside the Paulo Machado de Carvalho stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Counterfeit Brazil national jerseys are displayed for sale outside the Paulo Machado de Carvalho stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil May 18, 2018. Picture taken May 18, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Although the Brazil international continues to be linked with a switch to Anfield or Real Madrid, his club remain defiant
I'm convinced Liverpool target Alisson will stay at Roma – Di Francesco
Although the Brazil international continues to be linked with a switch to Anfield or Real Madrid, his club remain defiant
Workers install the logo of Brazil's Soccer Confederation (CBF) at the Granja Comary training centre, where Brazil soccer squad will start its preparation to Russia 2018 World Cup, in Teresopolis, Brazil May 18, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Workers install the logo of Brazil's Soccer Confederation (CBF) at the Granja Comary training centre, where Brazil soccer squad will start its preparation to Russia 2018 World Cup, in Teresopolis
Workers install the logo of Brazil's Soccer Confederation (CBF) at the Granja Comary training centre, where Brazil soccer squad will start its preparation to Russia 2018 World Cup, in Teresopolis, Brazil May 18, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
A view of the Granja Comary training centre, where Brazil soccer squad will start its preparation to Russia 2018 World Cup, in Teresopolis, Brazil May 18, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
A view of the Granja Comary training centre, where Brazil soccer squad will start its preparation to Russia 2018 World Cup, in Teresopolis
A view of the Granja Comary training centre, where Brazil soccer squad will start its preparation to Russia 2018 World Cup, in Teresopolis, Brazil May 18, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
The Brazil star has been linked with a sensational return to Spain, but matches against Villarreal and Liverpool are Zidane's only concerns right now
Zidane: I'll talk about Neymar-Real Madrid reports after the Champions League final
The Brazil star has been linked with a sensational return to Spain, but matches against Villarreal and Liverpool are Zidane's only concerns right now
Former UEFA president Michel Platini said his home country did what it could to make sure that France and Brazil weren’t going to meet until the World Cup Final in 1998.
Former UEFA president Michal Platini says a 'little trickery' helped ensure Brazil-France World Cup final in 1998
Former UEFA president Michel Platini said his home country did what it could to make sure that France and Brazil weren’t going to meet until the World Cup Final in 1998.
Former UEFA president Michel Platini said his home country did what it could to make sure that France and Brazil weren’t going to meet until the World Cup Final in 1998.
Former UEFA president Michal Platini says a 'little trickery' helped ensure Brazil-France World Cup final in 1998
Former UEFA president Michel Platini said his home country did what it could to make sure that France and Brazil weren’t going to meet until the World Cup Final in 1998.
Former UEFA president Michel Platini said his home country did what it could to make sure that France and Brazil weren’t going to meet until the World Cup Final in 1998.
Former UEFA president Michal Platini says a 'little trickery' helped ensure Brazil-France World Cup final in 1998
Former UEFA president Michel Platini said his home country did what it could to make sure that France and Brazil weren’t going to meet until the World Cup Final in 1998.
Former UEFA president Michel Platini said his home country did what it could to make sure that France and Brazil weren’t going to meet until the World Cup Final in 1998.
Former UEFA president Michal Platini says a 'little trickery' helped ensure Brazil-France World Cup final in 1998
Former UEFA president Michel Platini said his home country did what it could to make sure that France and Brazil weren’t going to meet until the World Cup Final in 1998.
Former UEFA president Michel Platini said his home country did what it could to make sure that France and Brazil weren’t going to meet until the World Cup Final in 1998.
Former UEFA president Michal Platini says a 'little trickery' helped ensure Brazil-France World Cup final in 1998
Former UEFA president Michel Platini said his home country did what it could to make sure that France and Brazil weren’t going to meet until the World Cup Final in 1998.
Former UEFA president Michel Platini said his home country did what it could to make sure that France and Brazil weren’t going to meet until the World Cup Final in 1998.
Former UEFA president Michal Platini says a 'little trickery' helped ensure Brazil-France World Cup final in 1998
Former UEFA president Michel Platini said his home country did what it could to make sure that France and Brazil weren’t going to meet until the World Cup Final in 1998.
A "dream" final between the reigning champions and hosts was manufactured, according to a man who was joint-head of the organising committee
Platini claims World Cup 1998 draw was rigged, with 'a little trickery' delivering France-Brazil final
A "dream" final between the reigning champions and hosts was manufactured, according to a man who was joint-head of the organising committee
FILE - In this June 21, 1970 file photo, Brazil's Pele, center, is hoisted on the shoulders of his teammates after Brazil won the World Cup soccer final against Italy, 4-1, in Mexico City's Estadio Azteca, Mexico. Brazil's third World Cup triumph meant it kept the Jules Rimet trophy for good. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo, file)
WORLD CUP: Captain's strike caps glorious Brazil in 1970
FILE - In this June 21, 1970 file photo, Brazil's Pele, center, is hoisted on the shoulders of his teammates after Brazil won the World Cup soccer final against Italy, 4-1, in Mexico City's Estadio Azteca, Mexico. Brazil's third World Cup triumph meant it kept the Jules Rimet trophy for good. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo, file)
FILE - In this June 21, 1970 file photo, Brazil's captain Carlos Alberto scores his team's fourth goal against Italy in the World Cup Final, at the Aztec Stadium, in Mexico City. The goal culminated a thrilling move by Brazil, which won the World Cup for the third time after beating Italy 4-1 victory. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo, file)
WORLD CUP: Captain's strike caps glorious Brazil in 1970
FILE - In this June 21, 1970 file photo, Brazil's captain Carlos Alberto scores his team's fourth goal against Italy in the World Cup Final, at the Aztec Stadium, in Mexico City. The goal culminated a thrilling move by Brazil, which won the World Cup for the third time after beating Italy 4-1 victory. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo, file)
The Brazil international has taken his game to new heights in 2017-18, with the 27-goal forward now locking his sights on Champions League glory
Liverpool star Firmino revelling in 'best year' alongside Ronaldo & Salah
The Brazil international has taken his game to new heights in 2017-18, with the 27-goal forward now locking his sights on Champions League glory
The Brazil international has taken his game to new heights in 2017-18, with the 27-goal forward now locking his sights on Champions League glory
Liverpool star Firmino revelling in 'best year' alongside Ronaldo & Salah
The Brazil international has taken his game to new heights in 2017-18, with the 27-goal forward now locking his sights on Champions League glory
The Brazil international has taken his game to new heights in 2017-18, with the 27-goal forward now locking his sights on Champions League glory
Liverpool star Firmino revelling in 'best year' alongside Ronaldo & Salah
The Brazil international has taken his game to new heights in 2017-18, with the 27-goal forward now locking his sights on Champions League glory
Soccer Football - Flamengo v Emelec - Copa Libertadores - Maracana stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - May 16, 2018 Everton Ribeiro (C) of Brazil's Flamengo celebrates with Diego (10) after scoring. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Soccer Football - Flamengo v Emelec - Copa Libertadores
Soccer Football - Flamengo v Emelec - Copa Libertadores - Maracana stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - May 16, 2018 Everton Ribeiro (C) of Brazil's Flamengo celebrates with Diego (10) after scoring. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Soccer Football - Copa Libertadores - Brazil's Palmeiras v Colombia's Junior de Barranquilla - Arena Allianz stadium, Sao Paulo, Brazil - May 16, 2018 - Thiago Santos of Palmeiras, Jarlan Barrera and Marlon Piedrahita of Junior Barranquilla in action. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Soccer Football - Copa Libertadores - Brazil's Palmeiras v Colombia's Junior de Barranquilla
Soccer Football - Copa Libertadores - Brazil's Palmeiras v Colombia's Junior de Barranquilla - Arena Allianz stadium, Sao Paulo, Brazil - May 16, 2018 - Thiago Santos of Palmeiras, Jarlan Barrera and Marlon Piedrahita of Junior Barranquilla in action. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
The image of Brazil's soccer player Gabriel Jesus is seen on the walls of houses in the neighbourhood he lived in during his childhood in Sao Paulo, Brazil May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
The image of Brazil's soccer player Gabriel Jesus is seen on the walls of houses in the neighbourhood he lived in during his childhood in Sao Paulo
The image of Brazil's soccer player Gabriel Jesus is seen on the walls of houses in the neighbourhood he lived in during his childhood in Sao Paulo, Brazil May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Players attend a training in a field with the image of Brazil's soccer player Gabriel Jesus in the background, painted on the walls of houses in the neighbourhood he lived in during his childhood in Sao Paulo, Brazil May16, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Players attend a training in a field with the image of Brazil's soccer player Gabriel Jesus in the background, painted on the walls of houses in the neighbourhood he lived in during his childhood in Sao Paulo
Players attend a training in a field with the image of Brazil's soccer player Gabriel Jesus in the background, painted on the walls of houses in the neighbourhood he lived in during his childhood in Sao Paulo, Brazil May16, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
A woman is seen in the window of her house painted with the image of Brazil's soccer player Gabriel Jesus in the neighbourhood he lived in during his childhood in Sao Paulo, Brazil May16, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
A woman is seen in the window of her house painted with the image of Brazil's soccer player Gabriel Jesus in the neighbourhood he lived in during his childhood in Sao Paulo
A woman is seen in the window of her house painted with the image of Brazil's soccer player Gabriel Jesus in the neighbourhood he lived in during his childhood in Sao Paulo, Brazil May16, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Players attend a training in a field with the image of Brazil' soccer player Gabriel Jesus in the background, painted on the walls of houses in the neighbourhood he lived in during his childhood in Sao Paulo, Brazil May16, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Players attend a training in a field with the image of Brazil' soccer player Gabriel Jesus in the background, painted on the walls of houses in the neighbourhood he lived in during his childhood in Sao Paulo
Players attend a training in a field with the image of Brazil' soccer player Gabriel Jesus in the background, painted on the walls of houses in the neighbourhood he lived in during his childhood in Sao Paulo, Brazil May16, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
An amateur soccer team pose for a photograph with the image of Brazil' soccer player Gabriel Jesus painted on the walls of houses in the neighbourhood he lived in during his childhood in Sao Paulo, Brazil May16, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
An amateur soccer team pose for a photograph with the image of Brazil' soccer player Gabriel Jesus painted on the walls of houses in the neighbourhood he lived in during his childhood in Sao Paulo
An amateur soccer team pose for a photograph with the image of Brazil' soccer player Gabriel Jesus painted on the walls of houses in the neighbourhood he lived in during his childhood in Sao Paulo, Brazil May16, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 filer, Germany's Leroy Sane fires a shot during the international friendly soccer match between England and Germany at Wembley stadium in London. At the World Cup four years ago, Colombia forward James Rodriguez became one of the stars of the tournament and shot to international fame with his trickery on the ball and eye for a spectacular goal. Here's a look at young players hoping to make a similar impact at this year's World Cup in Russia. Among them is France left back Benjamin Mendy, Spain midfielder Marco Asensio, Belgium winger Leroy Sane, and Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
WORLD CUP: Emerging players hoping to make an impact
FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 filer, Germany's Leroy Sane fires a shot during the international friendly soccer match between England and Germany at Wembley stadium in London. At the World Cup four years ago, Colombia forward James Rodriguez became one of the stars of the tournament and shot to international fame with his trickery on the ball and eye for a spectacular goal. Here's a look at young players hoping to make a similar impact at this year's World Cup in Russia. Among them is France left back Benjamin Mendy, Spain midfielder Marco Asensio, Belgium winger Leroy Sane, and Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Brazil's Gabriel Jesus controls the ball during the international friendly soccer match between Germany and Brazil in Berlin. At the World Cup four years ago, Colombia forward James Rodriguez became one of the stars of the tournament and shot to international fame with his trickery on the ball and eye for a spectacular goal. Here's a look at young players hoping to make a similar impact at this year's World Cup in Russia. Among them is France left back Benjamin Mendy, Spain midfielder Marco Asensio, Belgium winger Leroy Sane, and Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
WORLD CUP: Emerging players hoping to make an impact
In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Brazil's Gabriel Jesus controls the ball during the international friendly soccer match between Germany and Brazil in Berlin. At the World Cup four years ago, Colombia forward James Rodriguez became one of the stars of the tournament and shot to international fame with his trickery on the ball and eye for a spectacular goal. Here's a look at young players hoping to make a similar impact at this year's World Cup in Russia. Among them is France left back Benjamin Mendy, Spain midfielder Marco Asensio, Belgium winger Leroy Sane, and Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
FILE - In this Friday, June 2, 2017 file photo, Benjamin Mendy of France, left, jumps for a header with Sergio Diaz of Paraguay during their friendly soccer match, in Rennes, western France. At the World Cup four years ago, Colombia forward James Rodriguez became one of the stars of the tournament and shot to international fame with his trickery on the ball and eye for a spectacular goal. Here's a look at young players hoping to make a similar impact at this year's World Cup in Russia. Among them is France left back Benjamin Mendy, Spain midfielder Marco Asensio, Belgium winger Leroy Sane, and Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus. (AP Photo/David Vincent, File)
WORLD CUP: Emerging players hoping to make an impact
FILE - In this Friday, June 2, 2017 file photo, Benjamin Mendy of France, left, jumps for a header with Sergio Diaz of Paraguay during their friendly soccer match, in Rennes, western France. At the World Cup four years ago, Colombia forward James Rodriguez became one of the stars of the tournament and shot to international fame with his trickery on the ball and eye for a spectacular goal. Here's a look at young players hoping to make a similar impact at this year's World Cup in Russia. Among them is France left back Benjamin Mendy, Spain midfielder Marco Asensio, Belgium winger Leroy Sane, and Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus. (AP Photo/David Vincent, File)
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 27, 2018 filer, Spain's Marco Asensio breaks away from Fabricio Bustos, rear, during the international friendly soccer match between Spain and Argentina at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain. At the World Cup four years ago, Colombia forward James Rodriguez became one of the stars of the tournament and shot to international fame with his trickery on the ball and eye for a spectacular goal. Here's a look at young players hoping to make a similar impact at this year's World Cup in Russia. Among them is France left back Benjamin Mendy, Spain midfielder Marco Asensio, Belgium winger Leroy Sane, and Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)
WORLD CUP: Emerging players hoping to make an impact
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 27, 2018 filer, Spain's Marco Asensio breaks away from Fabricio Bustos, rear, during the international friendly soccer match between Spain and Argentina at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain. At the World Cup four years ago, Colombia forward James Rodriguez became one of the stars of the tournament and shot to international fame with his trickery on the ball and eye for a spectacular goal. Here's a look at young players hoping to make a similar impact at this year's World Cup in Russia. Among them is France left back Benjamin Mendy, Spain midfielder Marco Asensio, Belgium winger Leroy Sane, and Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)
Brazil's Luiz Gustavo has enjoyed a brilliant first season with Marseille
Brazil's Luiz Gustavo has enjoyed a brilliant first season with Marseille
Brazil's Luiz Gustavo has enjoyed a brilliant first season with Marseille
Brazil's Luiz Gustavo has enjoyed a brilliant first season with Marseille (AFP Photo/Vladimir Simicek )
Brazil's Luiz Gustavo has enjoyed a brilliant first season with Marseille
Brazil's Luiz Gustavo has enjoyed a brilliant first season with Marseille (AFP Photo/Vladimir Simicek )
After being knocked out in the quarter-finals in Brazil four years ago, the target this time around is at least the semi-finals
Giroud vows France will be better at 2018 World Cup in Russia
After being knocked out in the quarter-finals in Brazil four years ago, the target this time around is at least the semi-finals
FILE - In this June 24, 2014 file photo, Uruguay's Luis Suarez holds his teeth after biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder during the group D World Cup soccer match between Italy and Uruguay at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil. The 21st World Cup gets underway on Thursday, June 14, 2018 in Moscow when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan, File)
WORLD CUP: Suarez sinks teeth into Italy defender Chiellini
FILE - In this June 24, 2014 file photo, Uruguay's Luis Suarez holds his teeth after biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder during the group D World Cup soccer match between Italy and Uruguay at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil. The 21st World Cup gets underway on Thursday, June 14, 2018 in Moscow when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan, File)
FILE - In this July 13, 2014 file photo Germany's Mario Goetze kicks to score his side's first goal in extra time against Argentina's goalkeeper Sergio Romero during the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. German coach Joachim Loew announced Tuesday, May 15, 2018 that Goetze won't be part of Germany squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, file)
Neuer makes Germany's initial World Cup squad; Petersen, too
FILE - In this July 13, 2014 file photo Germany's Mario Goetze kicks to score his side's first goal in extra time against Argentina's goalkeeper Sergio Romero during the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. German coach Joachim Loew announced Tuesday, May 15, 2018 that Goetze won't be part of Germany squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, file)
FILE - In this June 24, 2014 file photo, Uruguay's Luis Suarez holds his teeth after biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder during the group D World Cup soccer match between Italy and Uruguay at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil. The 21st World Cup gets underway on Thursday, June 14, 2018 in Moscow when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan, File)
WORLD CUP: Suarez sinks teeth into Italy defender Chiellini
FILE - In this June 24, 2014 file photo, Uruguay's Luis Suarez holds his teeth after biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder during the group D World Cup soccer match between Italy and Uruguay at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil. The 21st World Cup gets underway on Thursday, June 14, 2018 in Moscow when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan, File)
FILE - In this July 13, 2014 file photo Germany's Mario Goetze kicks to score his side's first goal in extra time against Argentina's goalkeeper Sergio Romero during the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. German coach Joachim Loew announced Tuesday, May 15, 2018 that Goetze won't be part of Germany squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, file)
Neuer makes Germany's initial World Cup squad; Petersen, too
FILE - In this July 13, 2014 file photo Germany's Mario Goetze kicks to score his side's first goal in extra time against Argentina's goalkeeper Sergio Romero during the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. German coach Joachim Loew announced Tuesday, May 15, 2018 that Goetze won't be part of Germany squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, file)
The 35-year-old could potentially have captained the Selecao in Russia, but has been forced to miss out due to a cruciate ligament injury
Brazil coach Tite sends 'big hug' to injured PSG star Dani Alves
The 35-year-old could potentially have captained the Selecao in Russia, but has been forced to miss out due to a cruciate ligament injury
The Brazil star is believed to be a target for Real Madrid and Manchester United, but the outgoing PSG manager thinks he will remain in Paris
Emery: Neymar will stay at PSG next season
The Brazil star is believed to be a target for Real Madrid and Manchester United, but the outgoing PSG manager thinks he will remain in Paris
Brazil hope the PSG superstar will be back from injury for their friendly against the European nation at Anfield
Neymar set to return from injury against Croatia
Brazil hope the PSG superstar will be back from injury for their friendly against the European nation at Anfield
Brazil's head coach Tite shows the list with his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia during a news conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Brazil's head coach Tite shows the list with his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia during a news conference in Rio de Janeiro
Brazil's head coach Tite shows the list with his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia during a news conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Brazil's head coach Tite shows the list with his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia during a news conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Brazil's head coach Tite shows the list with his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia during a news conference in Rio de Janeiro
Brazil's head coach Tite shows the list with his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia during a news conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Brazil's head coach Tite attends a news conference on his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Brazil's head coach Tite attends a news conference on his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Rio de Janeiro
Brazil's head coach Tite attends a news conference on his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Brazil's soccer team coach Tite arrives for a news conference to announce his list of players for the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, May 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Recovering Neymar confirmed in Brazil's World Cup squad
Brazil's soccer team coach Tite arrives for a news conference to announce his list of players for the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, May 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Brazil's soccer team coach Tite announces his list of players for the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia at a news conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, May 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Recovering Neymar confirmed in Brazil's World Cup squad
Brazil's soccer team coach Tite announces his list of players for the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia at a news conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, May 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Brazil's soccer team coach Tite announces his list of players for the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia, at a news conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, May 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Recovering Neymar confirmed in Brazil's World Cup squad
Brazil's soccer team coach Tite announces his list of players for the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia, at a news conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, May 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
The injured superstar Neymar was on the roster as Brazil unveiled their World Cup squad on Monday (AFP Photo/FRANCK FIFE)
The injured superstar Neymar was on the roster as Brazil unveiled their World Cup squad on Monday
The injured superstar Neymar was on the roster as Brazil unveiled their World Cup squad on Monday (AFP Photo/FRANCK FIFE)
The injured superstar Neymar was on the roster as Brazil unveiled their World Cup squad on Monday
The injured superstar Neymar was on the roster as Brazil unveiled their World Cup squad on Monday
The injured superstar Neymar was on the roster as Brazil unveiled their World Cup squad on Monday
Brazil World Cup 2018 squad: Neymar joins Chelsea's Willian in final 23 as David Luiz is left out
Brazil World Cup 2018 squad: Neymar joins Chelsea's Willian in final 23 as David Luiz is left out
Brazil World Cup 2018 squad: Neymar joins Chelsea's Willian in final 23 as David Luiz is left out
Brazil World Cup 2018 squad: Neymar joins Chelsea's Willian in final 23 as David Luiz is left out
Brazil World Cup 2018 squad: Neymar joins Chelsea's Willian in final 23 as David Luiz is left out
Brazil World Cup 2018 squad: Neymar joins Chelsea's Willian in final 23 as David Luiz is left out
Brazil's head coach Tite attends a news conference on his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Brazil's head coach Tite attends a news conference on his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Rio de Janeiro
Brazil's head coach Tite attends a news conference on his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Brazil's head coach Tite attends a news conference on his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Brazil's head coach Tite attends a news conference on his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Rio de Janeiro
Brazil's head coach Tite attends a news conference on his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Brazil's head coach Tite attends a news conference on his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Brazil's head coach Tite attends a news conference on his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Rio de Janeiro
Brazil's head coach Tite attends a news conference on his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Brazil's head coach Tite attends a news conference on his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
Brazil's head coach Tite attends a news conference on his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Rio de Janeiro
Brazil's head coach Tite attends a news conference on his 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
World Cup 2018: Brazil name 23-man squad as Tite selects Shakhtar pair Fred and Taison
World Cup 2018: Brazil name 23-man squad as Tite selects Shakhtar pair Fred and Taison
World Cup 2018: Brazil name 23-man squad as Tite selects Shakhtar pair Fred and Taison
World Cup 2018: Brazil name 23-man squad as Tite selects Shakhtar pair Fred and Taison
World Cup 2018: Brazil name 23-man squad as Tite selects Shakhtar pair Fred and Taison
World Cup 2018: Brazil name 23-man squad as Tite selects Shakhtar pair Fred and Taison
The attitude of the basketball icon on the big stage is what the Brazil coach has attempted to instil in his squad as they gear up for the World Cup
How LeBron James set the blueprint for Brazil's turnaround under Tite
The attitude of the basketball icon on the big stage is what the Brazil coach has attempted to instil in his squad as they gear up for the World Cup
A resident prepares Third Street, in the Alvorada neighborhood, which is decorated for the 2018 World Cup celebrations, in Manaus, Brazil May 13, 2018. Picture taken May 13, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
Resident prepares Third Street for the 2018 World Cup celebrations in Manaus
A resident prepares Third Street, in the Alvorada neighborhood, which is decorated for the 2018 World Cup celebrations, in Manaus, Brazil May 13, 2018. Picture taken May 13, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
The Brazil international is now tied to the Etihad Stadium for a further two years after committing his future to Pep Guardiola's side
Ederson signs contract extension at Manchester City until 2025
The Brazil international is now tied to the Etihad Stadium for a further two years after committing his future to Pep Guardiola's side
FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016 file photo, Fiji's Alvin Singh is yellow carded by referee Fahad Al Mirdasi of Saudi Arabia during a group C match of the men's Olympic football tournament between Germany and Fiji at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. A World Cup-bound referee, who is one of Asian footballs most experienced officials, has been placed under investigation in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Football Federation removed Fahad Al Mirdasi from overseeing the Kings Cup final on Saturday, May 12, 2018 after referred him to administrative investigators. (AP Photo/Eugenio Savio, file)
Referee selected for World Cup investigated in Saudi Arabia
FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016 file photo, Fiji's Alvin Singh is yellow carded by referee Fahad Al Mirdasi of Saudi Arabia during a group C match of the men's Olympic football tournament between Germany and Fiji at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. A World Cup-bound referee, who is one of Asian footballs most experienced officials, has been placed under investigation in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Football Federation removed Fahad Al Mirdasi from overseeing the Kings Cup final on Saturday, May 12, 2018 after referred him to administrative investigators. (AP Photo/Eugenio Savio, file)
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
World Cup in Kerala - Argentina, Brazil and Malayalees
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
World Cup in Kerala - Argentina, Brazil and Malayalees
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
World Cup in Kerala - Argentina, Brazil and Malayalees
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
World Cup in Kerala - Argentina, Brazil and Malayalees
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
World Cup in Kerala - Argentina, Brazil and Malayalees
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
World Cup in Kerala - Argentina, Brazil and Malayalees
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
World Cup in Kerala - Argentina, Brazil and Malayalees
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
World Cup in Kerala - Argentina, Brazil and Malayalees
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
World Cup in Kerala - Argentina, Brazil and Malayalees
The football fever always spikes before the FIFA World Cup in the God's Own Country...
The Brazil star continues to be linked with a move to the Santiago Bernabeu, but the French side insist there is no chance he will leave this summer
'Neymar 2000% staying at PSG' - Al-Khelaifi dismisses Real Madrid talk
The Brazil star continues to be linked with a move to the Santiago Bernabeu, but the French side insist there is no chance he will leave this summer
In a boost for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil, the world's most expensive footballer will step up his recovery from foot surgery on Sunday
Neymar to resume training with a ball as PSG star edges closer to fitness
In a boost for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil, the world's most expensive footballer will step up his recovery from foot surgery on Sunday
Although the Brazil ace misses the "fun" he had with the superstar duo, he appears to have committed himself to the French champions
'I miss Messi and Suarez' - Neymar pines for past Barcelona team-mates but reaffirms PSG future
Although the Brazil ace misses the "fun" he had with the superstar duo, he appears to have committed himself to the French champions
A cruciate ligament injury will keep the 35-year-old out of the World Cup, and Brazil great Pele has offered his sympathy
Pele 'so sad' to see Dani Alves ruled out of World Cup
A cruciate ligament injury will keep the 35-year-old out of the World Cup, and Brazil great Pele has offered his sympathy
PSG's Neymar, left, and his teammate Dani Alves pose with the French Cup 2018 trophy at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, outside Paris, Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Paris Saint-Germain beat resilient third-division side Les Herbiers 2-0 to win the French Cup. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Brazil right back Alves out of World Cup after knee injury
PSG's Neymar, left, and his teammate Dani Alves pose with the French Cup 2018 trophy at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, outside Paris, Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Paris Saint-Germain beat resilient third-division side Les Herbiers 2-0 to win the French Cup. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Brazil's head coach Tite, right, and player Dani Alves, left, address the media during a press conference after training session of the Brazilian national soccer team in Berlin, Germany, Monday, March 26, 2018. Brazil will face Germany for an international friendly soccer match on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Berlin. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Brazil right back Alves out of World Cup after knee injury
Brazil's head coach Tite, right, and player Dani Alves, left, address the media during a press conference after training session of the Brazilian national soccer team in Berlin, Germany, Monday, March 26, 2018. Brazil will face Germany for an international friendly soccer match on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Berlin. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Brazil defender Dani Alves ruled out of World Cup with knee injury sustained in PSG Cup win
Brazil defender Dani Alves ruled out of World Cup with knee injury sustained in PSG Cup win
Brazil defender Dani Alves ruled out of World Cup with knee injury sustained in PSG Cup win
Brazil defender Dani Alves ruled out of World Cup with knee injury sustained in PSG Cup win
Brazil defender Dani Alves ruled out of World Cup with knee injury sustained in PSG Cup win
Brazil defender Dani Alves ruled out of World Cup with knee injury sustained in PSG Cup win
The Paris Saint-Germain defender limped out of the Coupe de France final with a knee injury and will not recover in time to make it to Russia
Blow for Brazil as Dani Alves ruled out of World Cup
The Paris Saint-Germain defender limped out of the Coupe de France final with a knee injury and will not recover in time to make it to Russia
Blow for Brazil as Dani Alves ruled out of World Cup
Blow for Brazil as Dani Alves ruled out of World Cup
Blow for Brazil as Dani Alves ruled out of World Cup
Talk of the Brazil international forward leaving PSG has ramped up once more, with those at the Santiago Bernabeu doing little to curb the rumours
'Neymar and Ronaldo are compatible' - Real Madrid boss Zidane drops transfer hint
Talk of the Brazil international forward leaving PSG has ramped up once more, with those at the Santiago Bernabeu doing little to curb the rumours
Talk of the Brazil international forward leaving PSG has ramped up once more, with those at the Santiago Bernabeu doing little to curb the rumours
'Neymar and Ronaldo are compatible' - Real Madrid boss Zidane drops transfer hint
Talk of the Brazil international forward leaving PSG has ramped up once more, with those at the Santiago Bernabeu doing little to curb the rumours
Talk of the Brazil international forward leaving PSG has ramped up once more, with those at the Santiago Bernabeu doing little to curb the rumours
'Neymar and Ronaldo are compatible' - Real Madrid boss Zidane drops transfer hint
Talk of the Brazil international forward leaving PSG has ramped up once more, with those at the Santiago Bernabeu doing little to curb the rumours
Soccer Football - Nacional Potosi v Fluminense - Copa Sudamericana - Agustin Ugarte Stadium, Potosi, Bolivia. May 10, 2018. Brazil's Fuminense Renato Chavia (C) heads the ball. REUTERS/David Mercado
Soccer Football - Nacional Potosi v Fluminense - Copa Sudamericana - Agustin Ugarte Stadium, Potosi, Bolivia
Soccer Football - Nacional Potosi v Fluminense - Copa Sudamericana - Agustin Ugarte Stadium, Potosi, Bolivia. May 10, 2018. Brazil's Fuminense Renato Chavia (C) heads the ball. REUTERS/David Mercado
Soccer Football - Nacional Potosi v Fluminense - Copa Sudamericana - Agustin Ugarte Stadium, Potosi, Bolivia. May 10, 2018. Brazil's Fuminense Renato Chavia (C) heads the ball. REUTERS/David Mercado
Soccer Football - Nacional Potosi v Fluminense - Copa Sudamericana - Agustin Ugarte Stadium, Potosi, Bolivia
Soccer Football - Nacional Potosi v Fluminense - Copa Sudamericana - Agustin Ugarte Stadium, Potosi, Bolivia. May 10, 2018. Brazil's Fuminense Renato Chavia (C) heads the ball. REUTERS/David Mercado
The Brazil international may have missed out on the Golden Glove in his debut season, but he still had reason to be cheerful this week
Man City goalkeeper Ederson earns Guinness World Record
The Brazil international may have missed out on the Golden Glove in his debut season, but he still had reason to be cheerful this week
The Brazil international may have missed out on the Golden Glove in his debut season, but he still had reason to be cheerful this week
Man City goalkeeper Ederson earns Guinness World Record
The Brazil international may have missed out on the Golden Glove in his debut season, but he still had reason to be cheerful this week
The Brazil international may have missed out on the Golden Glove in his debut season, but he still had reason to be cheerful this week
Man City goalkeeper Ederson earns Guinness World Record
The Brazil international may have missed out on the Golden Glove in his debut season, but he still had reason to be cheerful this week
Bank's usual mandatory minimum of five hours opening will be reduced to four during the 2018 World Cup, Brazil's Central Bank said
Bank's usual mandatory minimum of five hours opening will be reduced to four during the 2018 World Cup, Brazil's Central Bank said
Bank's usual mandatory minimum of five hours opening will be reduced to four during the 2018 World Cup, Brazil's Central Bank said
Bank's usual mandatory minimum of five hours opening will be reduced to four during the 2018 World Cup, Brazil's Central Bank said (AFP Photo/PEDRO LADEIRA)
Bank's usual mandatory minimum of five hours opening will be reduced to four during the 2018 World Cup, Brazil's Central Bank said
Bank's usual mandatory minimum of five hours opening will be reduced to four during the 2018 World Cup, Brazil's Central Bank said (AFP Photo/PEDRO LADEIRA)
The Manchester City striker will be hoping to lead a charge for global glory in Russia this summer and has been offered encouragement by a 1994 winner
‘Have sex and score goals!’ - Gabriel Jesus offered World Cup advice by Brazil legend Romario
The Manchester City striker will be hoping to lead a charge for global glory in Russia this summer and has been offered encouragement by a 1994 winner
The Manchester City striker will be hoping to lead a charge for global glory in Russia this summer and has been offered encouragement by a 1994 winner
‘Have sex and score goals!’ - Gabriel Jesus offered World Cup advice by Brazil legend Romario
The Manchester City striker will be hoping to lead a charge for global glory in Russia this summer and has been offered encouragement by a 1994 winner
Soccer Football - Copa Sudamericana - Brazil's Sao Paulo v Argentina's Rosario Central - Morumbi stadium, Sao Paulo, Brazil - May 9, 2018 - Sao Paulo players pose before the match. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Soccer Football - Copa Sudamericana - Brazil's Sao Paulo v Argentina's Rosario Central
Soccer Football - Copa Sudamericana - Brazil's Sao Paulo v Argentina's Rosario Central - Morumbi stadium, Sao Paulo, Brazil - May 9, 2018 - Sao Paulo players pose before the match. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Soccer Football - Copa Sudamericana - Brazil's Sao Paulo v Argentina's Rosario Central - Morumbi stadium, Sao Paulo, Brazil - May 9, 2018 - Bruno Alves (L) of Sao Paulo and German Herrera of Rosario Central in action. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Soccer Football - Copa Sudamericana - Brazil's Sao Paulo v Argentina's Rosario Central
Soccer Football - Copa Sudamericana - Brazil's Sao Paulo v Argentina's Rosario Central - Morumbi stadium, Sao Paulo, Brazil - May 9, 2018 - Bruno Alves (L) of Sao Paulo and German Herrera of Rosario Central in action. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Soccer Football - Copa Sudamericana - Brazil's Sao Paulo v Argentina's Rosario Central - Morumbi stadium, Sao Paulo, Brazil - May 9, 2018 - Bruno Alves (L) of Sao Paulo and German Herrera of Rosario Central in action. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Soccer Football - Copa Sudamericana - Brazil's Sao Paulo v Argentina's Rosario Central
Soccer Football - Copa Sudamericana - Brazil's Sao Paulo v Argentina's Rosario Central - Morumbi stadium, Sao Paulo, Brazil - May 9, 2018 - Bruno Alves (L) of Sao Paulo and German Herrera of Rosario Central in action. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Soccer Football - Copa Sudamericana - Brazil's Sao Paulo v Argentina's Rosario Central - Morumbi stadium, Sao Paulo, Brazil - May 9, 2018 - Mauricio Martinez of Rosario Central leaves the field after the match. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Soccer Football - Copa Sudamericana - Brazil's Sao Paulo v Argentina's Rosario Central
Soccer Football - Copa Sudamericana - Brazil's Sao Paulo v Argentina's Rosario Central - Morumbi stadium, Sao Paulo, Brazil - May 9, 2018 - Mauricio Martinez of Rosario Central leaves the field after the match. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

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