Neymar return brings cheers to Brazilian fans

Neymar return brings cheers to Brazilian fansNeymar return brings cheers to Brazilian fans

Brazilians fans were delighted after Neymar returned to action by winning 2-0 win over Croatia in an international friendly.

Defender Thiago Silva said, ‘"Any team would be relieved having such a player back. We are a great team, but Ney has that light. When the game gets tough, he steps up to the challenge."

Musician Daniel Adriano was among the Brazilians who left Anfield in higher spirits than when they arrived. He said, ‘Without Neymar we can't win it. After watching him score I am confident again that Brazil can win in Russia. I didn't come here expecting him to do well, to be honest."

Three months after undergoing surgery on his right foot, Neymar returned to action to World Cup foot ball tournament Brazil and inspired the win.

The first half was dominated by heavy marking. But after Neymar replaced Fernandinho, the five-time-World Cup champions were much more fluent and effective playing with the formation - Neymar joining Willian and Gabriel Jesus up front - that is likely to start at the World Cup.

Brazil fans, who appeared to be in the majority of the 35,000 fans at Anfield, were quiet in the first half but got noisier with Neymar's appearance in the second half.

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