Neymar’s World Cup dream slips away again, maybe for the final time

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2022 22:47:12 +0000

DOHA (AFP) – Yet another World Cup has ended in tears for Neymar, with football’s most expensive player hinting he may not pull on the Brazil shirt again following a painful defeat to Croatia. The 30-year-old, who gave Brazil the lead during extra time of their quarter-final in Doha with a brilliant individual effort, was […]

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Neymar, Brazil dazzle to ease into quarters; Croatia beats Japan in shootout

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 22:34:28 +0000

DOHA (AFP) – Brazil hit top gear with Neymar back in the line-up to brush aside South Korea, 4-1, on Monday and ease into the quarterfinals of the World Cup where they will face Croatia. Neymar had been sidelined for two matches but with the world’s most expensive player restored to their side, Brazil’s yellow […]

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World Cup history for Ronaldo, injury scare for Neymar

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2022 03:23:09 +0000

DOHA (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo claimed a piece of World Cup history on Thursday as Brazil was rocked by an injury scare to captain Neymar after a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Serbia. Ronaldo became the first man to score in five different editions of the World Cup as he slotted home a controversial penalty to […]

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It’s going to be a World Cup of surprises

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2022 08:46:47 +0000

DOHA, Qatar (AFP) – German legend Jurgen Klinsmann said on Saturday that an underdog could go far in what he is predicting will be a “World Cup of surprises” in Qatar. The hosts play Ecuador in the opening game Sunday of the first World Cup held in the northern hemisphere winter. The change from the […]

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Neymar: Carrying the weight of a nation

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 08:58:08 +0000

RIO DE JANEIRO,  Brazil (AFP) – Fuelled by past disappointments at the World Cup, Neymar has been preparing for a long time to make sure he is in peak condition to lead Brazil into this year’s tournament in Qatar. Now aged 30, the world’s most expensive player has often struggled to live up to expectations […]

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