Brazil's Thiago Silva, kneeling on the pitch, reacts during the penalty shoot out at the end of a Copa America quarterfinal soccer match at the Ester Roa Rebolledo Stadium in Concepcion, Chile, Saturday, June 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Brazil coach Dunga blamed a mystery virus for his team's shock Copa America exit to Paraguay Saturday as the most successful footballing nation on the planet struggled to digest another tournament setback.Dunga said as many as 15 members of his squad had been affected by the virus, which he said had disrupted preparations for the quarterfinal against the Paraguayans.Dunga's side looked to be in control during the first half when Robinho fired them into a 15th-minute lead.While Dunga talked about a mystery virus, others will be left asking whether Brazilian football in general is on its sick bed.Dunga, who captained Brazil's 1994 World Cup-winning side, also called on Brazil's demanding fans to be more patient as new players developed.
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