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Brazil don’t need Neymar magic to win: Boss Tite

Updated on: 06 June,2022 08:44 AM IST  |  Tokyo
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Neymar underlined his importance to Tite’s side by netting the 72nd and 73rd goals of his Brazil career in a 5-1 friendly thrashing of South Korea in Seoul last week

Brazil don’t need Neymar magic to win: Boss Tite

Neymar and Manager Tite


Brazil no longer rely on superstar Neymar to win games, manager Tite said Sunday, with an Olympic gold medal-winning generation looking to step up at the World Cup. 


Neymar underlined his importance to Tite’s side by netting the 72nd and 73rd goals of his Brazil career in a 5-1 friendly thrashing of South Korea in Seoul last week. 



That took him within striking distance of the legendary Pele’s record of 77 goals for the five-time World Cup winners. Tite played down Brazil’s dependence on Neymar as his team prepared to face Japan in a friendly in Tokyo on Monday, saying a new generation of players are ready to share the load. 


“I have been in charge of the national team for a long time, and in that time I have made lots of mistakes and also made some good decisions,” he said. 

“We have a new generation coming through and one good thing I have done is to try out a lot of players. Now we are not so dependent on one attacking player.” 

Brazil won gold at the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics last year, beating Spain 2-1 in the final after extra time.

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