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Brazil takes painful step forward to semis

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Brazil’s Neymar lies on the pitch after he was fouled and injured during Friday’s quarterfinal match against Colombia. Brazil won, but its star striker broke a vertebra and will miss the rest of the tournament. Manu Fernandez/The Associated Press

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FORTALEZA, Brazil — It was an enormous win for Brazil, but it came at a gigantic cost.

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Brazil’s Neymar lies on the pitch after he was fouled and injured during Friday’s quarterfinal match against Colombia. Brazil won, but its star striker broke a vertebra and will miss the rest of the tournament. Manu Fernandez/The Associated Press

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