The return to international play could be a welcome break for Neymar, who has had a tumultuous time since losing with the Champions League final with Paris Saint-Germain.
Neymar said Brazil need to learn to suffer after their 2-0 win over Mexico on Monday booked a World Cup quarter-final place.
A look at Colombia's matches at this World Cup and the 2014 edition in Brazil reveals they have been more effective in total than their bigger South American opponents while also playing fewer games.
Brazilian media even started monitoring his dives during games, and the internet was filled with images showing the Paris Saint-Germain player falling and rolling around on different occasions.
Coach Tite’s eagerness to take the best from different styles & evolve following needs of the modern game has rejuvenated the Selecao
With Germany having failing to advanced past the first round for the first time in 80 years, Brazil are now installed with many bookmakers as they favourite to win the World Cup.
Tite was in a buoyant mood ahead of Brazil's final Group E match against Serbia on Wednesday until asked about Capello's remarks to Italian television.
While the squad can be excused for feeling some pressure, not everyone back home has been sympathetic towards Neymar for his tears and his perceived play-acting in the Costa Rica game.
Neymar's father said that the online insults could "contaminate" his son and pleaded with supporters "to use the correct weapons, such as faith and prayers."
Brazil's team doctor sought to reassure Brazilian media worried about Neymar's fitness after he limped out of a training session with a sore right ankle.
The Costa Rica game was just Neymar's fourth game since returning from three and a half months out with a fractured metatarsal at the end of last season.
At the final whistle of the Costa Rica game, the striker -- described as a genius by his coach Tite and a petulant brat by his many detractors -- sank to the turf, sobbing.
Neymar's emotions at the end highlighted Brazil's relief at getting their first win of the tournament after being held 1-1 by Switzerland in their opening match.
On Tuesday, the world's most expensive player hobbled out of a session in full view of the cameras, complaining of a problem with his right ankle.
The 26-year-old could be seen grimacing as he held his right ankle after feeling pain as he took part in a light session.