2018 FIFA World Cup Video Diaries: Brazil's Neymar Jr Sheds Tears of Joy After Scoring a Goal Against Costa Rica
Neymar Junior (Photo Credits: Instagram)

Yesterday, when Brazil's Philippe Coutinho and Neymar Jr emerged as heroes the team played against Costa Rica at the  2018 FIFA World Cup 2018. Neymar Jr made a comeback from a foot injury that happened to him in February. His fans were doubtful of him even playing for the World Cup. But the Brazilian left no stone unturned to get fit ahead of the mega-event. But troubles continued for him as the 26-year-old very recently walked out from practice session after experiencing discomfort in the ankle.

But that goal, against Costa Rica, brought him the redemption he was seeking for as Brazil won by 2-0. Post his goal, Neymar was not able to contain his emotions and burst into tears. The PSG forward shed tears of joy as his teammates hugged him. Check out the video below.

After winning the match, Brazil coach Tite told the reporters, “The joy, the satisfaction, and the pride of representing the Brazilian national team is a lot. He has the responsibility, the joy, the pressure and the courage to show it. We each show it in our own way.”While speaking about Neymar he said, “He was three-and-a-half months out (with injury) and he played the full match He is a human being, he needs time to reach his high standards again but before that there is a team that needs to be strong and not dependent on him. Is he going to be back to his best? Yes, he is going to be back to his best.”