Neymar mocks Mexico after win: They talked too much and they're going home

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A stamp from Mexico's Miguel Layun was not happily received by the PSG star, who revelled in the Selecao's latest victory in Russia

Brazil star Neymar could not resist twisting the knife with some choice comments directed at Mexico after ending El Tri's World Cup hopes on Monday. 

The Paris Saint-Germain forward broke the deadlock shortly after half-time in the last-16 clash by poking home from close range. 

He was also heavily involved in the late strike that finally put the game out of reach at 2-0, setting up Roberto Firmino. 

And after a tetchy match that saw Neymar put on the floor on more than one occasion by some ferocious marking, he gleefully celebrated Brazil's passage into the quarterfinal. 

"They talked too much, and they are going home," he said to reporters after the final whistle.

"I want to congratulate the whole team. There are times in any game where you have to suffer, these are tough games and Mexico are a great side, but we showed lots of class. 

"Us attackers have to score the goals because we know that we are very strong at the back." 

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Despite his praise for Mexico, Neymar was put out by a stamp suffered at the feet of Miguel Layun. 

"It was unfair. The ball was not in play and we were off the pitch," he signalled. 

Neymar now has two goals at the 2018 World Cup and will look to add to his tally in the last-eight match on Friday when they will meet the winner of Belgium's clash against Japan. 

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