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Neymar No Longer King In Brazil, There Is A New Hero In Town

Having already stated that the 2022 world cup will be his last,Neymar's reign as Brazil's king and hero in football is on an end.This was even more clear during their encounter against Colombia where he was nowhere to be seen as the match ended in a goal less draw.Just like old times,there is always a new king and hero ready to take over and this time round it is Raphinha.During their world cup qualifying game against Venezuela,the number 17 came on in the second half when the team was 1 goal down.45 minutes later,he had registered two assists while another assist was declined by the Video Assistant Referee.He also ran half the length of the pitch to win Brazil's third goal penalty in the dying minutes.His man of the match performance in just 45 minutes saw him make 3 interceptions,create 3 big chances,win four aerial duels and make 4 complete successful dribbles.Having not played in yesterday's game where Brazil drew just proves he is the man to lead them to victory now.Raphinha's reign has just began and there are no worries if Neymar retired.

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