The 26-year-old had limped out of training earlier in the week with an ankle injury, having received some rough treatment during Brazil's 1-1 draw with Switzerland.
Neymar and company could see themselves end the day in second place in the group if Serbia beats Switzerland later, but for now, Brazil moves into first and greatly boosts its chances of moving on to the knockout stage.
Brazil's talisman wept after the final whistle - the win relief both for him and for his nation.
The PSG star collapsed to the ground and burst into tears while the rest of his team-mates celebrated.
They are on four points with Serbia to come in their final Group E outing next week.
"If I was the referee I would not go back but I respect that because it is subject to interpretation", the Brazil manager said.
Barcelona's Coutinho, who scored with a brilliant strike in the opening game, failed to find his range and Chelsea's Willian, taken off at half-time, was very bad on the right.
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Praising Koepka's performance, he said: "It was good as a golf fan watching how he [Koepka] handled himself down the stretch. But he was one of the first to congratulate Koepka before interviewing him for the TV viewers, telling him "hell of a job".
Brazil are unbeaten in 13 games (W9 D4 L0), conceding just three goals in that run.
Eight minutes later Neymar, receiving from Douglas Costa at the left, prodded the ball into the net from close range to seal the match. If Nigeria wins, it will advance to the round of 16. But he was also in theatrical mode against Costa Rica, tumbling over dramatically when touched.
Nothing was going in Brazil's way but they entered the second-half all guns blazing.
"When he (Neymar) draws the foul he is in front of goal", Tite said.
In most of the first half, Brazil remained in possession while an organized Costa Rica side's defense kept the former away from scoring. He also ignored a Brazilian claim for a penalty after midfielder Paulinho bounced off defender Oscar Duarte contesting a high ball.
Even that side scored more goals in their opening two games than Tite " s outfit, who too often are cautious in their approach play and whose illustrious attack have yet to replicate their club form.
This was Brazil's first World Cup victory thanks to a goal scored in the 90th minute.
Although left back Marcelo had an average game in defense, his constant runs down the flanks ultimately helped when his unsafe cross led to the opening goal.
Other former employees have accused her of mistreatment - charges the Netanyahu's have vehemently denied. Thursday's indictment is the latest in a series of scandals the Netanyahus have faced in recent months.
Trump's latest salvo against the European auto industry threatens to broaden a trade war that he's already sparked with China. Ford Motor Co shares went into the red and were down 0.5 per cent, while General Motors Co shares were off 0.3 per cent.
Once they had their results, the pupils sent their data to local MPs and councillors to demand action against air pollution. Air pollution is a mixture of harmful particles and gases, this mixture can have adverse effects on human health.
Crude prices in NY rose more than 3 percent to nearly $68 a barrel and rose about 2 percent in London to more than $74 a barrel. Even after the group's decision had been announced, Trump was still tweeting hopefully about OPEC increasing production.
One said that the average time for a child to be reunited to members of their families was between 42 and 45 days. The Trump administration has not yet offered a plan on how to address the reunifications of those families.
Earlier in the week, the president had called for Congress to quickly approve sweeping immigration legislation. Meanwhile, a majority of voters, 58 percent, opposed Trump's border wall, with only 39 percent in support.
As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, Nixon identifies as a lesbian and is now married to activist Christine Marinoni . Nixon's son was born Samantha Mozes and is the oldest of two children between Nixon and her ex-partner, Danny Mozes .
Polling stations opened at 0500 GMT and were due to close at 1400 GMT, with the first results expected late in the evening. Ince further stressed that he would lift Turkey's state of emergency which has been in place over the past two years.
For example, if you buy a laptop or printer from Newegg or a loveseat from Overstock you should budget for state sales tax. Instead, consumers were responsible for send states the necessary taxes - something that most people never do.
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The European Union on Friday began rolling out tariffs on American imports including bourbon, peanut butter and orange juice . Some analysts expect to see more instances of company shifts when the second-quarter earnings season kicks off next month.
Zimbabwe president suggests he was target of Zanu-PF rally blast
Mnangagwa's main challenger for the country's top job is Nelson Chamisa leader of the largest opposition coalition, MDC Alliance. Mr Mnangagwa has pledged to hold a free and fair election, inviting Western observers for the first time in nearly two decades.
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I've been struggling to get flawless laps this week - I was catching up rung by rung, but a one-two here is great. "It feels great to be back in France - it's a attractive place and we got a great response from the crowd".
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First and foremost, I think battery life needs to see a major improvement before Apple drops physical wired charging altogether. For loyalists who own several Apple products, the AirPower charging mat is tipped to be a firm favourite.