WATCH: Brazil sad, but Neymar brightens up one fan's day

South Americans exit the World Cup after 2-1 quarter-final defeat to Belgium

Brazil's dejected squad returned to their Kazan hotel in daylight on Saturday after suffering a nightmare 2-1 World Cup exit at the hands of Belgium.

Belgium booked their place in the semi-final against France with a Fernandinho own goal and brilliant Kevin de Bruyne strike, Brazil replying through Renato Augusto's fine headed goal.

Brazil fought desperately for an equaliser but the Belgian defence held firm to send the tournament's final South American side packing, after Uruguay were earlier beaten 2-0 by France.

However talismanic forward Neymar brightened up one young Brazil fan's day by autographing his ball.


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Published: July 7, 2018 10:27 AM