Neymar Not the Only Brazil Star to Suffer World Cup Injury Heartache

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Neymar Not the Only Brazil Star to Suffer World Cup Injury Heartache
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Neymar was deemed as Brazil’s biggest hope to win the World Cup, but sadly he won’t be able to play anymore during the tournament due to an injury suffered in the final minutes of the quarter-final game against Colombia.

Without him, Brazil’s chances of lifting the cup have been considerable reduced.

Luiz Felipe Scolari has the tough job of looking for the replacement of his biggest star in the most crucial rounds. However, this is not a new problem for Brazilian managers through the World Cup history.

Brazil have been faced with the difficult situation of having its greatest footballer, at the time, injured. It has almost become a tendency for the Selecao to suffer from such misfortunes, over and over again. And it was only once that Brazil were able to overcome such a loss.

Here’s 5 historic heartbreaking moments that resemble Neymar’s absence due to injury.

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