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FILE PHOTO: World Cup - Round of 16 - Brazil vs Mexico

Brazil win, but Neymar and his antics hog headlines

Brazil's steady progress into the quarter-finals of the World Cup has marked them out as one of the favourites, but the title talk has been drowned out in much of the world by a debate over Neymar's play acting.

World Cup - Round of 16 - Brazil vs Mexico

Elimination sends Mexico back to the drawing board

Mexico have had six different coaches at the last seven World Cups ranging from the impassioned, ranting Mexican Miguel Herrera to irascible Argentine Ricardo La Volpe and the cerebral Colombian Juan Carlos Osorio, their current boss.

World Cup - Round of 16 - Brazil vs Mexico

Neymar is both sublime and ridiculous

Brazil qualified for the World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-0 win over Mexico on Monday in a game that showcased both the sublime and the ridiculous sides of Brazilian superstar Neymar.

FILE PHOTO: World Cup - Group F - Mexico vs Sweden

Brazil can underestimate buoyant Mexico at own peril

There are not many teams in world football who boast an even moderately successful record against five-time World Cup winners Brazil but in recent years Mexico have proved they have what it takes to upstage the yellow-shirted powerhouse.

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May clings to power as Brexit gambit backfires

Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging on to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has shown a United Kingdom still riven by division over its EU divorce.