Brazil forward Hulk has defended his absence from the national squad for his country`s first post-World Cup friendlies under new coach Dunga, who appears to have frozen him out for missing the games in September.
'Birdman' actor Edward Norton says he declined to play superhero Hulk in Avengers films as he wanted to do more diverse roles. Norton played the character in 2008 movie 'The Incredible Hulk' but Mark Ruffalo stepped in the green suit for Avengers movies.
After Brazil`s utter humiliation against Germany, anything less than a win in Saturday`s third-place match against an indifferent Netherlands team would deepen the gloom hanging over the World Cup hosts.
Brazil`s talisman Neymar will miss the remaining action at home and most importantly in the most crucial stage of the show-piece FIFA World Cup 2014. Brazil overcame Colombian challenge in the quarter finals last night but their biggest challenge lies ahead now - Germany!
As the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup 2014 start today, its battle of the world`s heavyweights who know a win could get them to the last-four. Germany are pitted against France as hosts Brazil face gritty Colombia. In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung Bhutia said that Hulk and Fred need to help Neymar for Brazil. He also added that the flu that hit several German players will be a blow against France.
Hosts Brazil take on Mexico in their second match in Group A and will look to secure their place in the next round. In an exclusive chat with Aditi Tyagi of Zee Media, former Indian skipper Baichung Bhutia analysed the game and also shared his thoughts on Brazil`s attack.