Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 2/6/13
Neymar says England are not one of Brazil's main rivals for the 2014 World Cup. The 21-year-old Santos striker believes Roy Hodgson's side are too reliant on Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney, and sees world and European champions Spain and South American rivals Argentina posing a greater threat to the hosts. "England are a good team with some very good players but I don't look at them as one of our main rivals for the World Cup," said Neymar, one of the most sought-after players in world football. "Do I think they have the same quality as Spain and Argentina? No. I think maybe they rely on Wayne Rooney. "Brazil have many players who can win the game and it's the same with Argentina. If Messi is not having a great game, they still have Aguero and Tevez. If Iniesta is having a bad game, Spain have Xavi and Villa. Once you look past Rooney you don't see an obvious player who can win a game for England." Neymar is likely to start against England in a friendly at Wembley on We...
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