Brazil national team members, from left, Thiago Silva, David Luiz, Marcelo, Fred, Paulinho, joke around with Oscar, back to camera, during a practice session. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
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The Brazil players talk to their team psychologist about all sorts of issues, some totally unrelated to football, captain Thiago Silva said Monday.Brazil have employed a sports psychologist, Regina Brandao, to help them through the World Cup and she has been holding group therapy sessions at the team training camp.Thiago Silva also revealed that when Chile's Mauricio Pinilla crashed a shot against the Brazilian crossbar in the final minutes of their second-round match, the players took it as a good sign.Pinilla's late effort would have almost certainly won the match for Chile and knocked Brazil out of the World Cup.
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