Brazil will have their hands full against Germany in the World Cup semifinal on Tuesday, with Neymar out due to a fractured vertebrae and captain Thiago Silva suspended after picking up two yellow ca
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As the host nation for this year’s World Cup, and one of the great soccer nations, the pressure for Brazil to lift the trophy at the end of the tournament is immense.
Neymar was carried off the field on a stretcher during Brazil’s quarterfinal match with Colombia on Friday at the World Cup after taking a knee to the back from Juan Zuniga.
Brazilian star Neymar Jr. was overcome with emotion during his country’s national anthem prior to Tuesday’s game against Mexico.
After defeating Croatia in its first game of group play, Brazil has put itself in a position to all but clinch a spot in the knockout rounds with a win over Mexico on Tuesday.
Neymar played the role of hero for Brazil in its win over Croatia on Thursday, scoring on an incredibly accurate goal to tie the game at 1-1 and later putting his team on top 2-1 with a penalty kick.
A controversial penalty called on Croatia at 68:50 of the second half in their Group A match with Brazil at the 2014 World Cup resulted in a penalty kick and goal by Neymar to give Brazil a 2-1 lead.
Neymar didn’t do anything too fancy or spectacular, but his incredible accuracy stood out on the equalizer he scored in the first half of Brazil’s first Group A game at the World Cup on T