Neymar scores for Brazil on return from injury

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Brazil striker Neymar made a spectacular return on Sunday after a three-month absence with a foot injury and celebrated a superb individual goal with his surgeon.

Brazil are set to take on Croatia in an worldwide friendly at Anfield on Sunday as both teams continue their preparations for the World Cup this summer in Russian Federation.

Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar will play for the first time since February on Sunday, as he's expected to feature in Brazil's friendly against Croatia.

Boy, that's Neymar at his best.

"Neymar? He'll start on the bench because he's still recovering, and will come on half-time because we're preparing as a team", Tite told reporters in Saturday's press conference.

Tite said Neymar must be "a protagonist" for his country but added that the others players must also step up.


Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino then bagged a goal on his own home turf in injury time, to seal the victory. "I was expecting much less".

If Liverpool fans and players were gutted that they didn't win the Champions League final then Philippe Coutinho might have been even more gutted, he'd have won a medal for barely doing anything.

While many expect Brazil to be one of the favourites for the forthcoming World Cup, Croatia may have announced themselves as a dark horse - despite ultimately losing the match.

"He will have to go through stages - he is going to have his ups and downs but by the third, fourth or fifth game he will be back to his level".

Neymar scored the opening goal in the Selecao's 2-0 triumph, and he signed a personalised dedication to the Real Madrid midfielder on the shirt before handing it to him.

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