Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2018        Go!    
 
 
July 17, Tuesday 2018 3:04 PM       

       HEADLINES: Police to keep eye on communal organisations                                              Tharoor supports Ramayana month observation                                              Pilgrim dies as bus hits a tree                                              Tharoor calls BJP 'narrow-minded'                                              Preetha Shaji arrested while protesting against sequestration                                              Mamata govt runs syndicate raj, says Modi; TMC hits back                                              Mother Teresa group Missionaries of Charity under investigation for baby trafficking                                              Veteran actor Rita Bhaduri passes away                                              Mayawati removes party leader                                              Trump and Putin open historic summit                                              France ends 20-year itch, lifts second FIFA World Cup                                              I feared Serena might die, says husband                                              With flags, song, pride, French celebrate unifying victory                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       SPORTS Next Article: Bangladesh women cricketers get cash promise after Asia Cup  
       Neymar is star attraction as fans swarm to Brazil training
 
         Posted on :02:03:25 Jun 13, 2018
   
A A
       Last edited on:02:03:25 Jun 13, 2018
         Tags: Neymar is star attraction as fans swarm to Br
 
Sochi: Brazil attracted an army of excited youngsters -- including one who managed to break onto the pitch for a selfie -- as they held their first training session on Russian soil ahead of the World Cup.
 
Around 5,000 locals turned out to watch the relaxed session at the Yug-Sport Stadium, next to the Brazilian squad's hotel in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi.
 
Tuesday is a national holiday in Russia and many fans opted for vantage points along the road leading to the stadium, while others filled the stand.
 
One young boy broke through security barriers and managed to get close to a group of Brazil players including Neymar, taking a photograph before being led away.
 
However, most fans contented themselves with chanting the name of the world's most expensive player, who arrived with his teammates in Russia in the early hours of Monday fresh from scoring in a 3-0 friendly win over Austria in Vienna.
 
Members of the Selecao also had a treat in store for Philippe Coutinho, marking the Barcelona midfielder's 26th birthday by pinning him to the ground, breaking an egg over his head and covering him in flour.
 
Those who started the final pre-World Cup warm-up against Austria spent most of Tuesday's session apart from the rest of Tite's squad, while Manchester United-bound midfielder Fred was not involved as he continues to nurse an ankle injury.
 
Brazil play their opening game at the tournament on Sunday, when they take on Switzerland in Rostov-on-Don. They will also come up against Costa Rica and Serbia in Group E.
A A
       SPORTS
Next Article: Bangladesh women cricketers get cash promise after Asia Cup
 
 
SPORTS HEADLINES
With flags, song, pride, French celebrate unifying victory  
I feared Serena might die, says husband  
France ends 20-year itch, lifts second FIFA World Cup  
Dhoni booed by Indian spectators during 2nd ODI  
Griezmann happy if France win World Cup 'ugly'  
Epic Djokovic stuns Nadal to reach Wimbledon final  
Epic Djokovic stuns Nadal to reach Wimbledon final  
Hima ends campaign after anchoring relay team to junior national record  
It's been like a dream so far: Das  
Rathore to skip Asian Games torch relay, IOA invites Goel  
Terror fears high, Paris police brace for World Cup risks  
We might be tempted to play Kuldeep, Chahal in Tests too: Kohli  
Wimbledon: Federer out, Anderson enters semi-final  
People should recognise that I'm one of the world's best'  
India vs Eng first ODI: England stands at 82 runs for loss of three wickets  
FIFA WC: Croatia reach final for first time, beat England 2-1  
Home Ministry has cleared Pakistan's participation at Asian jr championship: WFI  
Eyeing a sixth world title, Mary Kom for 'smart' training  
FIFA WC: France beat Belgium 1-0 to reach finals  
Kohli should bat at number four in ODIs, says Ganguly  
India bag four medals at Asian Archery, finish third  
Asian Jr wrestling: MHA put Pakistan's participation on hold  
First ever Grand Slam quarterfinal for Divij and Sitak  
Morgan laments batting collapse, says England were 20-30 runs short  
Former Barca coach Enrique tasked with reviving Spain  
 
Do you approve of Yuva Morcha men vandalising Shashi Tharoor's office?
Yes
 
No
 
don't know
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy