World Cup 2014: Brazil – the secrets behind the players

This article is part of the Guardian’s World Cup 2014 Experts’ Network, a co-operation between 32 of the best media organisations from the countries who have qualified for the finals in Brazil. is running previews from four countries each day in the run-up to the tournament kicking off on 12 June.

David Luiz, Chelsea to PSG

The man is a pool shark. Tales of Stephen Hendryesque clearances on the table that occupies a prime spot in the Chelsea defender’s Putney flat are well known among fellow Brazil players. Legend has it that the Tottenham midfielder Sandro is one of Luiz’s favourite victims. “And he never lets anybody forget when he wins, the banter is almost cruel,” says Sandro.

Neymar, Barcelona

There will be those pointing out that Brazil these days play more often, and against less robust

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