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The 21-year-old Barcelona sensation was influential in the Selecao's 3-1 win over Portugal but the veteran striker believes that the whole team are of top quality

Portugal striker Helder Postiga has dismissed suggestions that Brazil are overly reliant on star forward Neymar.

Luiz Felipe Scolari's men defeated Paulo Bento's side 3-1 in a friendly on Tuesday, with the Barcelona attacker among the scorers, and the 31-year-old was impressed by the way in which  the World Cup hosts connected as a unit in the Massachusetts clash.

"Neymar played very well and is a fantastic player but it's not just Neymar, this Brazil team is fantastic," he told reporters.

Portugal had gone a goal up through Raul Meireles but Postiga feels that they missed the influence of Cristiano Ronaldo.

"The start of the game was good. We scored an early goal and we played very well," he continued. "After that it was a difficult game. Brazil played with intensity and we couldn't handle it.

"Ronaldo is an important player for Portugal. He can make the difference in any game but it's important we focus on the players that are here."

Finally, Postiga spoke glowingly about the atmosphere at the stadium, enthusing that it was great to see the American public flocking to see the game.

"It was fantastic because the stadium was full. It's an important game for the people living in USA and we're happy to play this game for the people," he concluded.

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