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World Cup: Neymar equals the King but misses the crown


DECRYPTION – In tears after the elimination of Brazil, the 30-year-old leader missed a golden opportunity to sit at the big table. The last ?

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Failed again.

At 30, Neymar arrived in Qatar in the form of his life and at the head of an impressive squad, perhaps the most impressive on the set… on paper.

It still had to be confirmed on the ground.

Luka Modric's Croatia took pleasure in beating the predictions on Friday, by dismissing Brazil in the quarter-finals of the World Cup (1-1 after, 4-2 on pens).

Elimination on penalties, cruel.

And for good reason, the vice-world champions only finished with a shot on target, the one that ended in the back of the net in the 117th minute, while the Brazilians came up against the wall named Dominik Livakovic (11 saves) before finally opening the score (105 + 1).

This defeat will hurt for a long time...

Neymar Jr

It looks like a nightmare.

I can't believe this is happening.

This defeat will hurt for a long time.

I'm so sad… I want to thank the Brazilian fans for their support, affection and respect.

We didn't manage to achieve our dreams, but it's football and...

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Source: lefigaro

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