Photos: Neymar and Brazil start doing 'home'work for Rio Olympics

Updated: 05 August, 2016 21:24 IST
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    Barcelona superstar Neymar trains with the Brazilian football team at the Granja Comary training centre in Teresopolis in Brazil ahead of the start of the Olympic Games in Rio. All Pics/AFP
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    Brazilian footballer Neymar has fun with the football during a training session ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, at the Granja Comary sports complex in Teresopolis, about 90 km from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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    Brazilian footballers Neymar (L) and Gabriel take part in a training session.
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    Neymar -- the Selecao captain -- had sat out the entire disastrous Copa America campaign and had been holidaying at the behest of his Barcelona manager, Luis Enrique.
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    Brazil coach Rogerio Micale (left) uses a whiteboard to give instructions to his players, including Neymar, during a practice session.
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    Brazil coach Rogerio Micale (left) and Neymar (right) will be looking to make history with Brazil as they aim to claim the only major title they have never won.
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    Neymar will carry the burden of his entire nation in the Olympics.
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    Neymar and his teammates seemed to be in high spirits at the training camp.
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    Brazilian coach Rogerio Micale (left) made the squad go through a variety of fitness drills and ball exercises.
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    The form of Neymar, Brazilian Olympic team's only global star, and Gabriel Jesus, who leads the Brazilian league's goal-scoring charts, will be vital to the team's showing in the Games.
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The Brazil football squad has started preparing for the 2016 Olympics at home with their star striker Neymar joining the training camp along with his 17 other teammates

First Published: 21 July, 2016 07:50 IST