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Brazil got its golden moment, but at what cost?

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Remember this moment, Brazil. Nothing feels better than winning. Remember how it felt on that balmy Saturday night in this fabled temple of soccer, the Maracana, when the Selecao held its nerve through 120 minutes and a penalty shootout to gain some small measure of revenge against Germany. Remember, too, how Neymar, without doubt one of the five best players in the world, won it all. How he kissed the ball before the fifth penalty kick and how his teammate,…

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