KNOCKOUT DAY 3: CONCACAF to the Quarters???

Merkle's Boner

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God what an embarrassment. I hope every reporter asks Neymar about how he recovered so quickly.
 

DennyDoyle'sBoil

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It takes a special asshole for one of the most unsporting plays of the tournament to result in nearly unanimous condemnation of the victim.
 

Jed Zeppelin

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With the ages of Messi and Ronaldo dude could be in line to be the biggest star but this won't endear him at all. Ugh.
Any superstar needs at least a little bit of chill to their personality. Neymar is just embarrassing.
 

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Mexico goes behind and the CONCACAFING begins. Not Hondurasian level yet though.
 

ypioca

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By the way, Neymar's bullshit histrionics have become a meme in Brazil. We're annoyed at him too - while simultaneously being mad at teams beating him up. It's a complicated relationship.
 

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Mexico goes behind and the CONCACAFING begins. Not Hondurasian level yet though.
That's the secret of Mexico. Their talent hides it often, but they are just as CONCACFY as the other teams that foul hard and often when things are not going their way.
 

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That's an interesting sub. Jesus has moved out left with Neymar central. Be interesting to see where Firmino plays, may just be a Brazil double pivot
 

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Good run. Honestly should have put in Firmino in earlier.

Take Neymar out please. (1 sub left IIRC)
 

SocrManiac

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In all seriousness, wouldn't Brazil be better with Firmino/Coutinho working together than with Neymar? The guys knock the ball around, work their asses off, and can stay on their fucking feet.
 

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In all seriousness, wouldn't Brazil be better with Firmino/Coutinho working together than with Neymar? The guys knock the ball around, work their asses off, and can stay on their fucking feet.
I totally agree
 

teddykgb

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You Liverpool guys are so cute. No, they wouldn't be better without Neymar. He's a diver and I can't stand a lot of his junk but he's also really good.
 

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I feel like this ref has been in the way or potentially in the way more often than not. He really likes to place himself in/near the play.