Equally, it was just as hard not to be infuriated by his behaviour during the Group E match where Brazil had to wait until stoppage time before breaking down the stubborn Central American defence, with Neymar himself scoring the second goal.
"Not everyone knows what I went through to get here", the 26-year-old posted on Instagram.
"Even parrots can talk, but walking the walk... not everyone does it". After revisiting what had happened, he decided that Benitez had not fouled Neymar and canceled the penalty amid protests from the Brazilians. I cried out of happiness, overcoming, grit and desire to win. "Genuine or not, Neymar's crying is worrying", Globo said. In my life, things were never easy, and they wouldn't be now! Congrats on the match boys, you guys RULE!'
Tite later addressed the media to say he would have backed his first instinct and offered his support to Neymar.
"He is a human being - he needs some time to resume his high standard".
Coutinho said Brazil "deserved the win", after the Selecao were held to a 1-1 draw with Switzerland in their opening match.
Minutes before the yellow card, Neymar thought he won a penalty when he fell over backwards theatrically after a slight touch from Giancarlo Gonzalez.
"I have to take my responsibility, so does everyone else on the team".
Take a look through the gallery above to see some of the best reactions from Liverpool fans as Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino combine for Brazil. However, they lacked poise in front of goal and Costa Rica keeper Keylor Navas was in fine form.
Overall she has 54 descendants, with 29 still living around the world in Australia, Europe, United States, Singapore and Sumatra. Her descendants now make up almost 10 per cent of the total population of the species in zoos around the world.
Whether it is move up or down in the upcoming NBA Draft is still a question. 3 overall pick in Thursday's NBA Draft. Evans averaged 11.7 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 2.5 assists over the course of his three seasons at Cincinnati.
Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter during an interview with Reuters in Zurich, Switzerland, April 10, 2018. Blatter, 82, said he had dined with Putin on Wednesday and congratulated him on Russia's organisation.
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse has given a tactical insight into their 2-1 victory over Poland in their World Cup opener on Tuesday. A few hours after Senegal's win, Egypt then also lost its second match, 3-1, against Russian Federation .
The show cut to a clip of the first lady saying she planned to figure out how she could help the kids who were detained. Almost 2,000 children have been taken away from their families at the Mexican border per one of her husband's policies.
They also declined to give any detail of the victims although reports said several of them were well known to the police. The motive for the shooting is unknown, police said, and there is no indication it was terror-related.
A Reuters/Ipsos national opinion poll released on Tuesday showed fewer than one in three American adults supporting the policy. Because any illegal border crossing is prosecuted, parents and children are separated during the legal process.
Switzerland will play their first Group E match against five-time World Cup winners Brazil at the Rostov Arena here on Sunday. Day four of the 2018 World Cup is upon us and two of the pre-tournament favourites get their campaigns underway today.
North Korea's Kim hails 'unity' with China in new visit
That Kim met with both Secretary of State and President Trump , to whom he delivered a letter from the North Korean chairman. China is less focused on getting Kim to give away his weapons than on getting him to fall into line.
Deandre Ayton: 'I deserve to be the #1 pick'
The big man said he's not working out for any other team because "I know I'm going No. 1", per the Suns . The Suns are already treating Ayton like he's a teammate, and we're still two weeks from the draft .
Jacinda Ardern gives birth to a baby girl
New Zealand's first women prime minister, Helen Clark, wrote on Twitter: "What a proud day. gender quality in action". Ardern, who was elected past year and announced her pregnancy in January , plans to take six weeks of parental leave.
Saudi Arabia's plane lands with wing on fire
Footage that showed fire shooting from the engines underneath the wings was uploaded to Twitter after the plane had landed. The Saudis continued to move the ball around but barely threatened the typically gritty Uruguay defence.
Tariffs threaten the economy and sink stocks
Analysis of how the tariffs impact vary and much depends on the final details of the duties that are pushed through. Earlier this month, that measure was extended to some of the US' traditional allies - the EU, Canada and Mexico.
Tomorrow to be year's longest day
Conversely, the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere is the day of the year with the shortest amount of daylight there. All this to mark the spot on the horizon where the sun returns each year to rest for a while before moving south again.
Brazil held to draw by Switzerland at World Cup
The whirlwind finish delighted the Rostov Arena, where yellow-shirted Brazil fans vastly outnumbered the red of the Swiss. But Switzerland stood up to the Selecao with the equalizer in the 50th minute on a Steven Zuber header.
Ronaldo and Portugal look to eliminate Morocco
It's great news for subscribers of the theory that for a World Cup to be successful, you need the host nation to progress. He spent half a decade in the Bundesliga, where he never scored double-digit goals in a single league campaign.