Man Utd fullback Fabio: Rafael still paying for gold medal mistake

Manchester United defender Fabio da Silva feels brother Rafael is still paying for his gaffe in the gold medal final of last year's London Olympics.

An underhit pass from Rafael led to Mexico's opening goal and they went on to beat Brazil in a shock result.

"Rafael should be in the squad to play England and he should be in the squad for the Confederations Cup [this month]," Fabio told the Daily Mail.

"But the manager [now Luiz Felipe Scolari] didn’t call him up. Everyone makes mistakes and it’s time to get over it. Those who play best have to be in our national team. My brother is playing like the best and the least he deserves is to be in the squad."

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