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'He made a mistake': Brazil coach will talk to Neymar over fan clash

SHOTLIST RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZILMAY 17, 2019SOURCE: AFPTV IMAGES (00:53): 1. Pan right Edu Gaspar, coordinator, and Tite, coach of Brazilian football team, arrive for presser 2. Wide shot presser 3. Mid shot shows list of players selected for the Copa America 2019 4. Pan right Brazilian football team directory staff 5. Wide shot presser 6. Mid shot Edu Gaspar, coordinator of Brazilian football team 7. Pan right Tite and Edu Gaspar 8. Mid shot ex-football player Silvinho listening to presser 9. Pan right presser 10. SOUNDBITE 1 - Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, coach of Brazilian football team (male, Portuguese, 12 sec): "This list was very difficult. It’s the most difficult list I’ve had to do up until now. I couldn’t sleep and not even my wife could help me." "Essa lista foi muito difícil. Foi a lista mais difícil que eu tive até hoje para fechar. Nao dormi, nem minha esposa conseguiu me ajuda." 11. SOUNDBITE 2 - Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, coach of Brazilian football team (male, Portuguese, 20 sec): "Neymar made a mistake. As coach of the Brazilian team, and as a person I am going to speak to him about education and principles. So the first thing I’ll do is talk to him." "Neymar errou. Por educação a conversa que eu enquanto técnico da seleção brasileira, e eu enquanto pessoa vou ter com ele por uma questão de educação e de princípios. Então primeiro, eu converso com ele." 12. SOUNDBITE 3 - Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, coach of Brazilian football team (male, Portuguese, 23 sec): "We are playing in our country. So there are high expectations of victory but the only expectation we can have is our performance. I don’t know whether we’ll win or not. There are so many good teams. I want Brazil to do the best it can." "Estamos jogando no nosso pais. Hà uma expectativa lata de conquista sim mas antes tem que saber o que expectativa ela é daquilo que a gente faz e desempenho. Vai ganhar, não vai ganhar, não sei …tem outras tantas equipes com grandes níveis . Eu quero que ela faça o seu melhor possível." ///-----------------------------------------------------------AFP TEXT STORY: SQUAD-newseries'He made mistake': Brazil coach will talk to Neymar over fan clash =(Picture+Video)= ATTENTION - RECASTS with Tite quotes on Neymar ///Rio de Janeiro, May 17, 2019 (AFP) - Brazil coach Tite admitted that superstar striker Neymar had "made a mistake" when he clashed with a fan in France but that didn't deter him from including the world's most expensive player in his Copa America squad.Neymar, the world's most expensive player, was banned for three matches for lashing out at a spectator following PSG's shock defeat by Rennes in the French Cup final earlier this month.His ban will not, however, affect his appearance in the Copa America which Brazil will host from next month."He made a mistake but I want to talk to him face to face," said Tite as he named his squad on Friday.Brazil also included injured defender Thiago Silva in their squad.PSG's Silva, 34, has been suffering from a knee issue since mid-April but Brazil's physio Fabio Mahseredjian said the former captain could be in a "good condition" by May 28.There was no space for Tottenham's Champions League star Lucas Moura despite his hat-trick in last week's semi-final second leg against Ajax or for Real Madrid youngster Vinicius Junior.Everton winger Richarlison is included in the 23-man group after an impressive season in the English top flight.One of the most notable absentees was that of Liverpool's Fabinho despite his key role in his team's push to the Champions League final and the runners-up spot in the Premier League.Tite instead opted for Fernandinho, one of Manchester City's driving forces in their Premier League triumph but who had been widely criticised for his performance in the 2-1 quarter-final loss to Belgium at the 2018 World Cup."It was a very difficult choice. Fernandinho knows his responsibilities."It's the most difficult squad I have ever had to put together."Eight-time winners Bazil face Bolivia, Venezuela and Peru in the group stage, which starts on June 14, after two friendlies against Qatar and Honduras. Brazil squad:Goalkeepers: Alisson (Liverpool/ENG), Ederson (Manchester City/ENG), Cassio (Corinthians)Defenders: Dani Alves (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Fagner (Corinthians), Alex Sandro (Juventus/ITA), Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid/ESP), Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Miranda (Inter Milan/ITA), Eder Militao (Porto/POR)Midfielders: Casemiro (Real Madrid/ESP), Fernandinho (Manchester City/ESP), Arthur (Barcelona/ESP), Allan (Napoli/ITA)Forwards: Lucas Paqueta (AC Milan/ITA), Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona/ESP), Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Everton (Gremio), David Neres (Ajax/NED), Richarlison (Everton/ENG), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool/ENG), Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City, ENG)lg/pt/dga/iwd/dj/jc -------------------------------------------------------------
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