Neymar: “The history of Brazil’s five world titles reveres the figure of the craque. He resolves the most complicated hours, improvises and scores decisive goals.”

And breathe Brazil! There had been no panic after the host’s unconvincing displays in its first two game of this World Cup. Frustration, preoccupation(...)

Oscar of Brazil takes on Rafael Marquez and Giovani dos Santos of Mexico in their Group A match. Photograph: Buda Mendes/Getty Images

Deflation definitely, but there was no panic on Brazil’s biggest television network after another stuttering performance by the national team during i(...)