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Neymar's Agent Slams 'Old Jerk' Scolari After Brazilian Disappointment

Brazil's coach Luiz Felipe Scolari spreads his arms as he watches the World Cup semifinal soccer match between Brazil and Germany at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
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Sean SwabyUK Staff WriterJuly 9, 2014

Neymar wasn't even able to participate in Brazil's embarrassing 7-1 defeat to Germany through injury, but it didn't stop his agent, Wagner Ribeiro, from blasting boss Luiz Felipe Scolari in the aftermath. 

In a tweet, translated by Eurosport, Ribeiro slammed Scolari, who won't quit his post, with six "requirements" for being Brazil's coach.

One - being Portugal coach and winning nothing. 

Two - going to Chelsea and being sacked the following day. 

Three - going to coach in Uzbekistan. 

Four - returning to Brazil, taking over a big team [Palmeiras] and getting them relegated to the second division. 

Five - leaving the club 56 days before the end of the Brasileirao [season] to 'escape' the relegation. 

Six - being an old jerk, arrogant, repulsive, conceited and ridiculous. 

Fighting words from Ribeiro, indeed. The original tweet, which still exists (in Portuguese): 

6 quesitos para sercnico da Seleção Brasileira .

— Wagner Ribeiro (@wagneribeiro_) July 9, 2014

[Twitter, h/t Eurosport


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