Brazil striker Neymar 'happy' with Olympic silver medal
Tuesday 14 August 2012
Bruised by their loss to Mexico in the Olympic final, Brazil begins their journey to the 2014 World Cup with a friendly against Sweden on Wednesday.
The match — the last to be played at Stockholm's Rasunda stadium — offers a chance for coach Mano Menezes to return home from Europe on the back of a win.
The Brazilian football federation hinted before the Olympics that a disappointing result in London could cost Menezes his job, but a decision is not expected until the team returns to Brazil later this week.
For some in the Brazil team, the disappointment of losing the final 2-1 to Mexico has started to wear off.
Forward Neymar says "life goes on. I am satisfied with the Olympics and we won a silver medal after all and I'm happy that I was there."
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