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Neymar's emotions at the end - breaking down in tears - highlighted Brazil's relief at getting its first win of the tournament after being held 1-1 by Switzerland in their opening match.

Silva and Neymar are club teammates at Paris Saint-Germain, where Silva is long-standing captain.

Ahmed Raza, who hails from Sialkot, is the son of Shabbir Ahmed, a football-maker whose family has been hand-stitching footballs for the FIFA World Cup for three generations. Things have never been easy in my life, it would not be now, right!

Neymar was on the end of rough treatment from the Costa Ricans throughout the Group E game, which saw Brazil earn their first win at Russian Federation 2018 courtesy of injury-time goals by Philippe Coutinho and the Paris Saint-Germain forward.

The five-time winners seemed poised for another draw, especially after a penalty awarded to Neymar was overturned by referee Bjorn Kuipers after consulting VAR.

The 26-year-old had limped out of training earlier in the week with an ankle injury, having received some rough treatment during Brazil's 1-1 draw with Switzerland.

Neymar's temper threatened to boil over as his frustrations grew at Brazil's lack of ability to finish as much as Costa Rica's resistance. After a goalless first half, Brazil dominated the proceedings in the last 45 minutes but managed to break the deadlock in injury time.

The Brazilian was then booked for furiously beating the ball into the ground when an attack was halted by the referee so a Costa Rica player could receive treatment.

As what's been the trajectory of his career since his days in Liverpool, Philippe Coutinho continues to create magic whenever he is on the pitch.

The iconic striker fired Brazil to 2002 World Cup glory and it's now been revealed what he's been doing for the world's most expensive footballer in Russian Federation.

The final stretch of the game proved to be a frantic affair, with Tite's side chasing the game, but the five-time World Cup champions managed to find a crucial late goal when Phillipe Coutinho stabbed the ball home in the 91st minute of the game.

- In all worldwide matches, Brazil are unbeaten in 13 games (W9 D4 L0), conceding just three goals in that run.

Unfortunately, none of that was present when Willian played against Costa Rica.

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