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Neymar Ruled Out Of Copa America

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Brazilian international will no longer be participating in the on-going on Chile.The 23-year-old was shown a red card after the final whistle of Brazil’s 1-0 defeat to Colombia last week.

Brazil coach Dunga had said that the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) would likely contest the card.

The brazilian Fooyball Confederation Neymar on Monday released a statement they would not be appealing the decision

“The technical commission and the player hopes that Conmebol [the South American Football Confederation] adopt the same rigour they used in punishing Neymar in all their competitions.”

Neymar, who won La Liga, the Champions League and the Copa del Rey with Barcelona in 2014-15, was banned for four matches after getting a yellow card, a straight red and then showering the referee with abuse during and after last Wednesday’s game with Colombia.

Brazil defeated venezuela a 2-1 to proceed into the quarter final.

The final of Copa America is to be played on Saturday, July 4, 2015.

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