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Neymar: Brazil’s showdown opposite Colombia is not about me and James

The 22-year-old insists that his team-mates need to be heedful of a whole Cafeteros side on Friday and described a vigour on a Selecao as “inhuman”

Brazil star Neymar believes James Rodriguez will be Colombia’s pivotal hazard in their quarter-final strife on Friday, though has played down a hype surrounding a dual players.

The Selecao will need to improved an considerable Colombia side in Fortaleza to keep their hopes of winning a sixth World Cup pretension on home dirt alive.

Both players have shone for their particular sides in a contest so far, with James now sitting tip of a scoring charts with 5 goals to his name – one some-more than Neymar.

The Barcelona brazen has praised a Monaco winger though insists that a quarter-final compare is not about him and James.

“Colombia are another tough South American competition after Chile and it won’t get any easier,” Neymar told The Times of India.

“Also, it isn’t a compare between Neymar and James Rodriguez though a diversion between Brazil and Colombia.

“We will once again have to perform as a team. James is a dangerous actor and he has shown what a talent he is with a shining left feet and good vision. We need to give him small to no space or differently he will spell risk for us.”

When asked if a diversion in Fortaleza would be tough, Neymar said: “Yes, though a doubt.

“Against Chile we unequivocally suffered. In a finish it was pristine emotion. My tears after a diversion were those of perfect happiness. But we also know that a diversion opposite Chile was not one of a best matches, though a enterprise to win and get by to a subsequent turn was huge.

“It was a many we have ever suffered in football. We need to repeat all of this opposite Colombia to make it into a semi-finals.”

Neymar has been recuperating from a thigh problem, that he suffered during a last-16 win over Chile, and suggested that he was “undergoing diagnosis for a complicated hit to a right knee and a smaller knock” to his left hamstring.

However, a 22-year-old reliable that he would be prepared and fit adequate to play opposite Colombia, insisting that a vigour on Brazil to win a World Cup was gripping him focused.

When asked about a expectations on Luiz Felipe Scolari’s team, Neymar said: “It’s massive. It’s inhuman.

“We have a really large shortcoming as we paint a nation of 200 million Brazilian people, all of whom are anticipating to see us lift a pretension for a sixth time.

“Only that would give a nation and a people much-needed complacency and improved days.”

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