FIFA World Cup draw: Group E reaction

Brazil stars Neymar left and Gabriel Jesus            
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You can't put a price on that'. The Brazilian team that everyone respects and admires is back again, the one that enjoys good football.

It was a result that sent shockwaves through Brazil and world football but fast forward to 2017 and Tite's men now head to the Russia showpiece with renewed belief and loom as one of the teams to beat.

The 2010 World Cup winners Spain were placed in the same group as Cristiano Ronaldo's European Champions Portugal in an exciting draw for the 2018 tournament in Russia on Friday. "Independently of qualification of their adversaries and their characteristics", Tite said after the draw. Everyone's confident and happy looking ahead to the World Cup.

"You see how a characteristics of a World Cup are interesting". And that makes us happy.

Neymar, PSG's £200million man, will look to avenge the 7-1 2014 semi-final loss to Germany in the Maracanã which he missed with a fracture in his lower back after a challenge by Colombia's Juan Camilo Zúñiga in the quarter-final.

Luck: "Luck plays a small role at the World Cup". Obviously I wanted to crown it with the title, but I neither won nor lost.

The England squad's delicate psychic state was not helped by events that followed, as Sam Allardyce, Hodgson's successor, was brought down by a newspaper sting after just one game in charge.

"Let me spend my energy on the variables that I can control and those things I can do". But eventually you understand that everything that happens in life makes you stronger, even if it's not something you want at that particular time.

'It helps you to learn and prepare yourself better in the future. "We're going to study quite a bit". "Personally, I'm going give everything I've got to win it".

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