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Neymar wants Argentina and his friend Messi and Marchesaono to win the World Cup

Friday, July 11th 2014 - 05:44 UTC
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Brazil forward Neymar has done the unpredictable once again by revealing he will support Brazil's biggest rivals Argentina in Sunday's World Cup final against Germany. Read full article


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  • golfcronie

    Who gives a shit what he thinks. Germany will win.

    Jul 11th, 2014 - 08:07 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    And Argentina will lose, [ Again ]

    Jul 11th, 2014 - 09:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    I saw part of this interview, thought he handled himself well and was a gentleman about the injury. He said that if the injury had been 2cms higher he would be in a wheelchair but seemed to hold no ill feeling about the tackle.

    Jul 11th, 2014 - 10:45 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • CabezaDura2

    “Marchesaono”?? never heard of him before. Overall Brazilians will support Germany and hope for the Teutonic team to thrash ArgenFIFA rather thatn having to see ArgenFIFA win the WC in Brazil.

    “After the merciless match, Rousseff used her Twitter account to call on Brazilians to unite: “Brazil, get up, dust yourself off and move forward,” she said.”

    Right but that twitt is not going to bring back 14 Bn US$ they have spent on the WC.

    Jul 11th, 2014 - 10:53 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    Minor point of language….

    A twit is an idiot.

    A tweet is a post on twitter.

    In this case they are interchangeable.

    Jul 11th, 2014 - 11:13 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Voice

    CD you must be so excited for the game on are cheering for your team....?

    Jul 11th, 2014 - 11:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • nololly

    It will be the reformed Nazis against the emerging Nazis on Sunday. I'm backing our friends from Germany. Only about 6 of the Argies play for home teams wheras all but 6 of the Germans play for German teams. Greg Dyke is absolutely correct, its time we purged our football league of so many foreign players to give our own guys a chance to blossom. Chuck the Scotch out too…

    Jul 11th, 2014 - 01:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • CabezaDura2

    “Twitt” was on purpose....

    No, because the gov't will use and abuse a WC victory for electoral and political gain, and I have to admit the fixture of this WC is far too suspicious that benefited as max as possible a ARG-BRAZIL final. I dont wish our boys bad but I will not be holding my heart on the next Sunday other than looking forward to a good game.

    Jul 11th, 2014 - 01:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

    The islanders seem resentful. They dream of the defeat of Argentina in any field. On Sunday, anything can happen, win or lose, but that will never happen again in history is to see England in a final ..! Say what you want but Argentina is always the protagonist and you “pirates” will always be spectators.

    Jul 11th, 2014 - 02:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • CabezaDura2

    Gary Lineker visited Diego Maradona's show transmitting the World cup a few weeks ago and said that the English clubs will never allow that,

    Jul 11th, 2014 - 02:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • reality check


    You could say the same about your lot and the islands.

    You will always be spectators.

    Jul 11th, 2014 - 02:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • nololly

    @10 I fear you are correct because everything with the title sport is no longer about sport its about money.
    @9 We are proud of our pirate status, its better than being known only for 78 revolutions per minute and the Tango! Viva El Drago!

    Yes, we stole them (back) from those who stole them from us. They had it all and they lost the lot.

    Jul 11th, 2014 - 03:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    “Marchesaono” says the 4th class newspaper.
    why they bother in publishing news about football when they don´t have the slightest idea?

    Jul 11th, 2014 - 05:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

    @7 nololly (#)

    You talk some sh*t

    Jul 12th, 2014 - 04:22 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    For those that read my posts, and those that don't , I have been saying from the start that Germany would reach the final, never said they WOULD win, just that they COULD, or at least would make it through.

    Here is a refresh from
    16 ilsen (#)
    May 22nd, 2014 - 03:48 pm
    Never underestimate zee Germans!
    They went out to Brazil early and privately buit their own training camp as they didn't trust the holders to deliver to the standards they require!
    I agree both Spain and Italy are contenders. Argentina should make the semi-finals but I am not 100% convinced about Brazil having a clean run.
    Is there a possibilty that Brazil will collapse under the incredible pressure? That the weight of expectation might be to overbearing?
    Any thoughts on that theory?
    46 paulcedron (#) May 23rd, 2014 - 03:49 pm
    43 ilsen
    ”Possibly of the four I might have kept Franco Di Santo (Werder Bremen) on the bench but I think Sabella has got it about right.”
    so you might have di santo instead of tevez?
    you are a joke.
    52 paulcedron (#) May 24th, 2014 - 01:23 am
    51 ilsen
    your knowledge of football is zero (0)
    about argentinian football is even less than that.
    so, keep it shut.
    Ok, paulie, I'm feeling smug.
    How you doing?

    Jul 12th, 2014 - 04:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest


    Ha ha, this is the same Internet Rat, “Pablo Cedron” and/or “Paul Cedron” who sucks up to the visiting British and Australian Rugby players like a lovesick fanboy... !!

    Preaches 'brotherly love ', etc.bonding through sport, and on and on...

    That would be fine if he weren't preaching his anti- British and racist garbage on MercoPress, at the same time.

    He appears to be wrong on all counts.

    Jul 13th, 2014 - 04:01 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skåre-Vuggevise

    He must be the only man outside of Argentina rooting for Argentina. The whole world, including all of South America, is cheering for Germany.

    This is where Argentina wakes up to the reality of of not having any friends.

    Hasta la vista, Argentina! You can bugger off back home to Cristina 'Bride of Frankenstein' Fernández de Kirchner.

    Jul 13th, 2014 - 09:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    To see Neymar walking around the edge of the field before the Argentina v. Holland match, greeting his mates, made me wonder just how serious his “injury” really was, considering that he had been “injured” only 8 days before...At the end of the day, I was glad to see Brazil get shafted - again - so now, perhaps the people can start to see through all the government bullshit about how the WCup was going to benefit Brazil's economy.

    Jul 14th, 2014 - 06:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    Ilsen is feeling pretty smug right now.

    So paulie thinks I know zero (0), about football?

    Ooh, would you like a biscuit dearie?
    Make you feel a little better?

    Oh please stop sobbing, your economy is collapsing. Stop insulting others, stop worrying about the football, and try to rescue your country.

    No time to lose!

    Tick tock!

    Jul 14th, 2014 - 09:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    No time, Tou-louse...

    Jul 15th, 2014 - 02:09 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    While the birdbrains lament the loss of the World Cup, their economies are going down the drain (Brazil's & the Argie's) ....but to them, that is OK...

    Jul 15th, 2014 - 10:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fbear

    Sorry, Neymar, but Meswsi played as if he alreadey had enough tropheys. He afted more like a superstar waiting to be fed the ball by undeerlings so HE could get dredit for eacfh goal.

    Germany rightfully won because they were organized and focused. The Germans were also the most polite and agreeable players among the visiting teams. Thanks for that.

    If Brasilian fans want to blame Dilma for the failure to measure up, as the conservatives hope, given this is an election year, they have only to look at the lack of focus and the ineptness of some players whom Filipao depended on too much. He was right to resign, if he had consented to some members of the selecao. Romario was also right to point the finger at the corrupt CBF officials and name names. Until Brasilian futebol is cleaned up, and even until FIFA is cleaned up, nothing goos will come of many of these grand tournaments other than to further enrich people who already have too much money for their tiny, greedy brains to handle.

    Jul 16th, 2014 - 05:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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