The Paris Saint-Germain star launched the flour before his strike partner Jesus cracked open an egg on Coutinho's head as he lay there helpless while his team-mates erupted with laughter.
Brazil attracted hordes of fans who gathered around the pitch where the team is practising. After scoring five goals and conceding none in those two victories, there is a perception that the team will arrive at the tournament on a high, especially because their talismanic player seems to be catching up after three months on the sidelines. Silva's PSG colleague Marquinhos would be forgiven if he feels gutted: he played the majority of the games under Tite as the Brazilians kept 16 clean sheets in 21 occasions.
However, when Tite took over as manager in August 2016, his plan was to rehabilitate Brazil's much-maligned 2014 World Cup captain.
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Yet, the 57-year-old coach remains little-known outside his own country where he has spent almost entire career, coaching more than 10 teams, and including three stints at Corinthians where he made his name.
The foursome, starting together for the first time, worked superbly in hard conditions on Sunday to break down an Austria side which had beaten Germany only one week earlier.
"You have to trust, you dream", Neymar told reporters.
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It was also the first time the quartet of Neymar, Jesus, Coutinho and Willian had started a game together.
After a quiet start to the second half, Brazil doubled their lead in the 62nd minute as Neymar skillfully skipped past a defender before calmly slotting into the bottom corner.
"I don't know the limit of Neymar, " Brazil coach Tite said through an interpreter when asked if his main striker was back at full strength. "His technical and creative capacity is impressive. When we spring him into action in the last third of the field, he is lethal".
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