Brasilia: President Dilma Rousseff took to Twitter on Tuesday to rally Brazilians behind their soccer team as it prepares to play Colombia in a World Cup quarter-final match on Friday. (Also read: Brazil's Neymar recovering well from thigh, knee knocks)
"It's time to unite behind our national team. Go Brazil!" Rousseff tweeted from @dilmabr. (Also read: Stressed Brazil fan smashes TV, video goes viral)
Favorites to win the World Cup for an unprecedented sixth time, the Brazilian players led by star forward Neymar had a difficult second round knockout match against Chile on Saturday, narrowly winning in a penalty shootout.