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VIDEO: Douglas Costa And Robinho Show Off Their Samba Swagger In Brazil Training

VIDEO: Douglas Costa And Robinho Show Off Their Samba Swagger In Brazil Training

In recent years it’s been Spain and Germany who have dominated the international stage, with the South American contingent struggling to keep up.

Some argue Argentina aren’t defensively strong enough while others lament that the once unbeatable Brazil have lost the swagger which made them champions.

However, Brazilian duo Douglas Costa and Robinho refuse to acknowledge such sentiments.

In fact this pair could easily still star in the Joga Bonito videos which rose to popularity in the noughties.

The former Manchester City forward and the reported Chelsea target let it all hang out in this clip during a recent training session.

Brazil are preparing for a crunch tie with Paraguay on Saturday in the quarter-final of the Copa America.

And with their iconic talisman Neymar banned from participating following a mass brawl against Colombia, Robinho and Douglas Costa may have to replicate this wizardry at the weekend:

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