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World Cup 2010: Legendary Striker Ronaldo Tells Felipe Melo - Don't Come Back To Brazil

Former Brazil striker Ronaldo has told Felipe Melo not to return home for his summer holidays following his part in the Selecao's World Cup exit.

Melo scored an own goal and then got himself sent off after stamping on Arjen Robben to leave Brazil's hopes of a sixth World Cup triumph in tatters.

And his actions have been met with a regiment of criticism back home. Ronaldo warned Melo not to bother heading back to Sao Paulo with the Brazil squad when they return home later fearing a backlash from fans.

"Felipe Melo better not come to Brazil for his holidays," Ronaldo said via his Twitter.

"I don't understand the lack of communication between Melo and Julio Cesar. When he comes out Julio always shouts, but this time both men went for the ball," added Ronaldo commenting the own goal.

"To my friends with sympathies, it's a difficult time, but you guys are warriors. [World Cup] 2014 will be he soon and we will have a great one," concluded 'O Fenomeno'.

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