Neymar picks up injury during Brazil's training ahead of Costa Rica match

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Roberto Firmino made an impact as a second-half substitute to help Brazil to a 2-0 victory over Costa Rica in Saint Petersburg on Friday.

Equally, it was just as hard not to be infuriated by his behaviour during the Group E match where Brazil had to wait until stoppage time before breaking down the stubborn Central American defence, with Neymar himself scoring the second goal.

"Not everyone knows what happened to me to get here", Neymar said.

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"Even parrots can talk, but walking the walk... not everyone does it".

"The cry is of joy, of overcoming, of willpower and desire to win".

Brady's wife, Gisele Bundchen, is a Brazil native and die-hard supporter of the nation's worldwide soccer team.

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"Things were never easy in my life, so why would they be now? Genuine or not, Neymar's crying is worrying", Globo said.

Neymar told Brazilian media that there was nothing to worry about, and he is expected to return to training on Wednesday. He is a human being, he needs time to reach his high standards again but before that there is a team that needs to be strong and not dependent on him.

Neymar went down in the box under a challenge from Costa Rica defender Giancarlo Gonzalez in the 78th minute.

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The old trim, which he debuted in Brazil's opening match versus Switzerland in Rostov, a surprising 1-1 draw for the Samba Boys, was heavily criticized by Twitter users. Neymar thought he had a penalty with 13 minutes remaining when the referee awarded a spot-kick, then changed his decision after a video assistant referee (VAR) review and adjudging he dived.

"We want to win, it's a World Cup, but the coach is not going to play with the players' health".

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