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Jose Mourinho predicts Ronaldo vs Messi cliffhanger in World Cup final

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Rita Gibson | 13 June, 2018, 12:33

They lost in the quarter-finals.

Brazil superstar Neymar has equalled a remarkable record set by Selecao icon Romario, and has climbed in his country's all-time goalscoring ranks having already surpassed the likes of Ronaldinho and Rivaldo.

Without providing details of the injury, Tite said Fred's situation was "improving" but didn't hint whether the midfielder could be back for the team's World Cup opener.

As the atmosphere built before Thursday's curtain raiser between the hosts and Saudi Arabia, the French and Argentine players were put through their paces while Brazil took the day off.

Injury also ruled Neymar out of Brazil's 7-1 humiliation on home soil against Germany in the 2014 World Cup semi-final but he believes Tite's current crop should make no secret of their bold ambitions in Russian Federation.

Tite's side go into the tournament off the back of warm-up wins over Croatia and Austria.

Messi, who will turn 31 during the World Cup, believes Spain, Brazil, Germany, France and Belgium are the leading contenders for the title.

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Undoubtedly. They've done it six times before and return with a more loaded team this year than four years ago.

If ever there was a sign that Brazil were not feeling the enormous pressure weighing heavily on their shoulders, it was the manner in which they celebrated Philippe Coutinho's 26th birthday on Tuesday.

We can now tell you exactly how the managerial great sees the business end of things panning out in Russian Federation this summer. "Sixty percent of our goals are scored in the second half".

Neymar started for the first time since recovering from a foot injury that kept him out for three months.

"I don't know what Neymar's limit is", said Tite. "His technical and creative ability is impressive".

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