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Spurs star Richarlison: God blesses me when I wear the Brazil shirt

Brazil striker Richarlison was delighted with his effort in a 4-1 thumping over South Korea in the round of 16 at the World Cup.

The five-times world champions showed their credentials for picking up a sixth trophy, besting the Asian side with ease.

Brazil raced to a 4-0 lead in the first half, before slowing down the tempo of the game in the second period.

“It was beautiful," said Richarlison of his goal post-game.

“The play with the two centre-backs was nice.

“When I controlled the ball with my head, I didn't see who was there. I just saw the yellow jerseys and I made the pass. The goal was a nice one."

“You know very well that No9s score for a living," added Richarlison.

“Like it or not, I believe God blessed me when I wear this yellow jersey. I have been scoring a lot with this jersey. Wearing the No9 is a lot of pressure, and I have to honour it. And I believe I am doing well in this role. God doesn't give something that we can't carry."

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