Casemiro Confirms Brazil Have Been Practicing Penalties
Brazil midfielder Casemiro says that the squad have been practicing penalties since the squad convened in London in May. The Madrid man also said he would be more than happy to step up and take one if the situation arises.
The Seleção face Mexico on Monday knowing that there is a chance the game could go to penalties. He says they have prepared for the eventuality, “We're already training since we were in London. We know that training is one thing, the game is another.
“With the pressure, it's another story. Everyone is training with penalties. This question has to be asked to Tite, the ones he will choose. If I'm in the game, I'll definitely want to take a penalty. But Tite knows who will take the penalties.
The player also acknowledges that, having reached the knockout rounds, Brazil must be prepared to make a huge physical effort to win the tournament. 2Of the physical part, we know that now four games are left.
“There are four games in which you have to give everything, you have to do your best on the field. It has to be with the heart, the pride. It's four games to achieve the great dream we're looking for.”