Last news Brasil
Vinicius Junior had been in line for a Brazil debut against Colombia, but Tite decided taking Neymar off would have been counterproductive.
Neymar scored and provided an assist in Brazil's draw with Colombia, and coach Tite hailed his "real relationship" with the forward.
Neymar didn't disappoint in his much anticipated return Friday, grabbing a second-half equalizer for Brazil in a 2-2 friendly draw with Colombia on Friday.
Neymar is going through a difficult period. He loves the Brazilian national team and he returns after missing the Copa America through injury, but it comes at a moment in time for him. 'AS' reports that the Brazilian camp say he is "quiet, disheartened and disappointed."
The Brazilian coach, Tite, spoke in a press conference before the friendly against Colombia in Miami and valued the talent and growth of Vinicius, one of Brazil's biggest stars. What's more, he asked for calm for those who accuse him of being irregular.
Neymar has not played for more than three months and could play for Brazil before doing so with PSG. As of the penultimate training session, Tite apparently plans to start Neymar against Colombia.
Ederson was asked about Neymar, who was unable to engineer a move back to Barcelona, just two years after his world-record exit.
Tite has revealed the list of players called up to the Brazil squad for the friendlies which Brazil will play at the beginning of September. The return of Neymar and Vinicius' first call-up for the senior side are the key things to note.