Brazil training prank: Birthday boy Coutinho pelted with eggs by Neymar & teammates

Brazil’s Alisson gestures during a press conference at Yug Sport Stadium in Sochi

Neymar had the "great honour" to go level with Brazil great Romario on 55 worldwide goals in Sunday's 3-0 win over Austria, saying it allowed him to pay tribute to the former striker. Shortly after, the team flew to Sochi, its base for the tournament, as those back in their homeland reacted to a win which impressed and boosted expectations of winning an unprecedented sixth world title.

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Brazil coach Tite defends decision to play Neymar for 84-minutes in 3-0 win over Austria ahead of Russian Federation 2018 Fifa World Cup.

"Austria had quality and we knew it would not be easy".

Tite's men, who defeated Croatia at Anfield last week, controlled matters across the 90 minutes at Ernst-Happel-Stadion, rarely looking threatened after Gabriel Jesus opened the scoring from a tight angle in the first half. "Not only was the attack well, the group went very well".

Lindner was a spectator as Coutinho sent one of his speciality strikes thumping against the bar, while his underworked opposite number Alisson tipped behind from substitute Stefan Hierlander in the 81st minute - preserving a fifth consecutive worldwide clean sheet before Neymar departed late on to a warm ovation.

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Manchester City's precocious striker is likely to get the nod, despite his injury-interrupted campaign for the Premier League champions, and with a record of nine goals in 16 appearances the 21-year-old has proved he belongs at this level already. It was the last game of preparation before the World Cup.

"France obviously have a lot of good players but I'm a bit sceptical about them in tournaments".

Tite's side - out to put right their 7-1 semi-final defeat to Germany four years ago - also face Costa Rica and Serbia in Group E.

Neymar was on the scoring sheet as Brazil thrashed Austria 3-0 in a Federation Internationale de Football Association global friendly in Vienna on Sunday.

He joked about Austria's rough approach.

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