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Sunday July 6 2014
Brazil appeal Thiago Silva ban

Brazil have formally lodged an appeal to have Thiago Silva’s yellow card and suspension overturned.

The PSG defender was booked for blocking Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina kicking the ball into play during the quarter-final.

As it was his second yellow card of the competition, an automatic one-match ban was activated.

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Sunday July 6 2014
Neymar 'couldn't feel his legs'

Amid reports Neymar was 2cm away from paralysis, Felipe Scolari reveals the Brazilian “couldn’t feel his legs.”

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Saturday July 5 2014
Neymar career 'not compromised'

Brazilian medics assure Neymar’s career “is not compromised” due to a fractured vertebra, but he’ll be out for 45 days.

The Barcelona star was ruled out of the World Cup after a knee in the back from Colombia’s Juan Camilo Zuniga left him with a fractured third lumbar vertebra.

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Saturday July 5 2014
Zuniga's message to Neymar

Juan Camilo Zuniga sent a message to Neymar and assured “no ill intent, malice or negligence” in the foul.

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Saturday July 5 2014
FIFA investigate Neymar incident

FIFA are “analysing” Juan Camilo Zuniga’s challenge on Neymar, which fractured the Brazilian’s vertebra.

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Saturday July 5 2014
Brazil seek Neymar retribution

Neymar saluted his Brazil teammates from a wheelchair, as there are calls for Juan Camilo Zuniga to receive a ban.

The Barcelona striker’s World Cup is over after he suffered a fractured third lumbar vertebra during a 2-1 quarter-final victory over Colombia last night.

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Saturday July 5 2014
Zuniga death threats for Neymar injury

Juan Camilo Zuniga has received death threats and racist insults after ruling Neymar out of the World Cup.

The Napoli and Colombia full-back kneed Neymar in the back during last night’s quarter-final, leaving the Brazilian striker with a fractured third lumbar vertebra.

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Saturday July 5 2014
Udinese: 'Armero is for sale'

Colombian World Cup regular Pablo Armero “is for sale,” confirmed his club Udinese.

The full-back had spent the last few months on loan at West Ham and was co-owned by Napoli, but Udinese successfully bought out the remaining 50 per cent of his contract.

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Saturday July 5 2014
Florenzi in Cuadrado swap?

Fiorentina have reportedly told Roma they must hand over Alessandro Florenzi if they want Juan Guillermo Cuadrado.

The Colombian’s price-tag has soared over the past year thanks to his performances in Serie A, the Europa League and the World Cup.

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Saturday July 5 2014
Maicon: 'I was born ready'

Roma right-back Douglas Maicon told Felipao Scolari he “was born ready” when picked for Brazil-Colombia.

The veteran had not started a single game in the World Cup before he was thrown in for the quarter-final instead of Dani Alves.

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