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Neres despite ‘nervous start’ optimistic after debut for Brazil

David Neres looks back with a good feeling in his debut for the Brazilian national team. The attacker of Ajax played Tuesday night a half hour in the win practice game against Czech republic (1-3).

“I was a little nervous in the beginning and showed me this not really see. Fortunately I got then what more los”, commented Neres on the site of the Brazilian football association back on his first minutes for the ‘Divine Canaries’.

Neres began at the bank in Prague, but made after 63 minutes later appeared as a replacement of Richarlison. Following his departure to chelsea crowds immediately left his mark by seven minutes before time, the assist to give the 1-2 of Gabriel Jesus, which later became the margin even to two increased.

“I was eye-to-eye with the goalkeeper, but I saw that Gabriel totally free stood on the right side,” said the 22-year-old Neres. “Fortunately, I managed the ball in to get him. All in all, I think I look back on a nice debut.”

Neres drew an assist in his debut match. (Photo: Pro Shots)

Neres occurs in footsteps Alves

Neres was not until the first Premier league player in twelve years time those in action came for the Brazilian national team. Afonso Alves, who was a player of sc Heerenveen, went to the former player of São Paulo in 2007.

It was for Neres the first time he was called up for Brazil. The team of coach Tite played Saturday in the stadium of FC Porto is already an international match against Panama (1-1), but then came Neres not in action.

The vleugelspeler has its election in Brazil, due to its predominantly strong season at Ajax. Neres played all forty official matches for Ajax, in which he was eight times scored and thirteen assists.

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