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Thiago Silva On Reported Neymar Rift

Thiago Silva On Reported Neymar Rift

By Keegan Kruger - Jun 29, 2018 02:31 PM @KeeganKruger

Brazil defender Thiago Silva has addressed reports suggesting that there is a rift between him and Saint-Germain superstar Neymar.

Thiago Silva: Neymar Insulted Me

After the Selecao's 2-0 win over Costa Rica at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the veteran centre-back sent tongues wagging when he told members of the media that he was "saddened" after he was "insulted" by Neymar when the 26-year-old reacted angrily towards him following a misplaced pass.

In a recent interview, however, Silva dismissed claims that he and Neymar are not seeing eye to eye, and revealed that his comments after the Costa Rica game were a joke the media wrongly took seriously.

"Some people talk a lot, but I have never had anything against Neymar," he told Le Parisien.

"It is a joke that I made, and the journalists talked about it badly."

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The Selecao ended up topping group E in Russia, and will now face North American giants Mexico in the competition's round of 16 on Monday.

Do you think Brazil have what it takes to win the World Cup? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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Sanchez Alexis Joined: 29 Dec 2015
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Sanchez Alexis Jun 30, 2018 06:24 AM
This is mainly about Silva Neymar altercation but we're asked to comment about Brazil winning the world cup kahle kahle zishaphi la? Your topic and content must have a link editor. You can't give us a topic about Nyatama then ask us to comment about Chirambadare's exit from the zoo.
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MR E Jun 29, 2018 05:01 PM
Brazil will not win it at all, they might be beaten bt Mexico
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