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Neymar replaces Thiago Silva as Brazil captain

Brazil coach Dunga said Barcelona star Neymar would be taking the armband from Thiago Silva but insisted he expected his players to show leadership throughout the team.

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phatpahari2650d ago

What happened to Thiago Silva?

pompombrum2649d ago

Stupid stupid stupid decision. I'd have thought after the Germany thrashing that everyone would open their eyes and see who the Brazilian national team's real star man was. It's the sort of thing you see smaller national squads do, not something you'd expect from a team like Brazil. Almost takes something away from Thiago Silva also who I think has been one of the best Brazil Captains that I've seen.

theshredded2649d ago

Strikers shouldn't be captains imo

asmith23062648d ago

Don't think Brazil got hammered because they were missing Neymar. They got hammered because they were missing Silva. Strange choice.