Neymar launches Brazil’s new jersey for the Russia 2018 World Cup

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– Neymar launches Brazil’s jersey for the World Cup in the summer

– The jersey were designed in gold, a replica of the 1970 winning side

– Brazil will play Costa Rica, Serbia and Switzerland in Group E

Brazil star Neymar has launched Brazil’s new kit ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup, similar to the Samba Gold colour the South Americans donned in Mexico 1970.

The Paris Saint Germain star andco will be hoping the jersey will bring the Selecao the same luck in this summer as they target an unprecedented sixth World Cup.

Shirt designers took a colour swatch of the top back to the Football Museum in Sao Paulo, matching in with the same shade of yellow Brazil used in 1970.

Neymar, Coutinho, Paulinho launches Brazil's jersey for the World Cup

Neymar, Coutinho, Paulinho, Thiago Silva, Dani Alves launches Brazil’s jersey for the World Cup. Photo Credit: The Sun

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The likes of Pele, Carlos Alberto, Jairzinho and Rivelinho all dazzled in Mexico in the iconic Samba Gold when the World Cup where broadcast in colour for the first time.

While the globe from the national flag surrounded by radiating lines appears on the inside neck of the top on both the home and away kits.

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The blue away kit pays homage to their first World Cup triumph back in Sweden in 1958, where they beat the hosts 5-2 in the final – wearing Blue for the first time.

Neymar will be expected to race against time to get fit for the world showpiece after spraining his ankle last month.

Tite’s side were handed a a fair draw as they themselves paired with the likes Serbia, Switzerland and Costa Rica in Group E.

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Source: Naija.ng

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