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    Neymar thrilled to be back

    Agence France-Presse . Liverpool | Updated at 12:05am on June 05, 2018

    Brazil star Neymar said he was ‘very happy’ to have made a goal-scoring comeback in a 2-0 friendly victory over Croatia on Sunday, but insisted...

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    Neymar back with a bang

    Reuters . Liverpool | Updated at 12:14am on June 04, 2018

    Neymar scored on his return to action after three months out through injury as Brazil warmed up for the World Cup with a 2-0 friendly...

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    Brazil coach blasts Mastercard’s ‘food for goals’ offer

    Reuters | Updated at 12:05am on June 04, 2018

    Brazil coach Tite criticised team sponsor Mastercard on Saturday, telling the credit card company that an offer of charitable donations in return for goals by...

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    Neymar fitness in the spotlight

    Agence France-Presse . Liverpool | Updated at 12:10am on June 03, 2018

    Brazil will keep a close eye on the fitness of star striker Neymar when the World Cup contenders face Croatia in a friendly at Anfield...

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    Adidas takes 12-10 lead over Nike in shirt deals

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 11:25pm on May 30, 2018

    Adidas can declare itself the winner over arch rival Nike in the upcoming football World Cup even before the first match kicks off as it...

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    Neymar ready to play for Brazil

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:05am on May 29, 2018

    Neymar acknowledged on Sunday that he was ‘not yet at 100 per cent’ after surgery on his fractured right foot, but the Brazil forward said...

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    Fans invade Brazil training

    Reuters . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:05am on May 27, 2018

    Fans eager to see Brazil’s penultimate practice session before the squad leave for World Cup warm-up games in Europe invaded the training ground on Friday,...

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    Brazil fans downbeat before WC

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:05am on May 26, 2018

    Three weeks to World Cup kick-off and the Brazilians are downbeat, underperforming, and generally hangdog -- Brazilian fans, that is. Their team may be hot,...

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    Neymar’s return better than expected

    Agence France-Presse . Teresopolis | Updated at 01:30am on May 25, 2018

    Brazil’s star forward Neymar is returning to training ‘better than expected,’ after more than two months out with a broken foot bone, the Brazilian team...

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    Platini admits 'skulduggery' to rig 1998 WC draw

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:16pm on May 18, 2018

    Disgraced Michel Platini has sensationally admitted to a ‘little skulduggery’ in rigging the draw to ensure Brazil and France could not meet until the final...