Gabriel Jesus showed off his football freestyle skills before Philippe Coutinho got his ears flicked by teammates including Neymar as the loser of a game of keepie-uppie. Neymar is "calm and confident" as he continues his return from injury ahead of the World Cup, according to Brazil captain Thiago Silva. Neymar will steal most of the headlines, but Brazil will need a total team effort if they're to lift their sixth World Cup trophy in Russia. Neymar is set to play for Brazil on Sunday for the first time since being injured in February.
But the striker will only come on in the second half of Brazil's friendly game against Croatia in Liverpool, Brazil coach Tite said at a news conference on Saturday.
Tite also unveiled his starting XI for the match, with a front three of Philippe Coutinho, Gabriel Jesus and Willian and a midfield of Casemiro, Paulinho and Fernandinho playing in front of Danilo, Thiago Silva, Miranda and…