Phakaaathi Reporter
1 minute read
13 Jun 2018
4:27 pm

WATCH: Coutinho pranked by Brazilian teammates on his birthday

Phakaaathi Reporter

Brazil's World Cup squad celebrated Philippe Coutinho's birthday by covering the Barcelona star in eggs and flour.

Brazil's national team players break an egg on the head of teammate Philippe Coutinho (C) as they celebrate his birthda, during a training session at Sochi Municipal Stadium in Sochi on June 12, 2018, ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. / AFP PHOTO / Nelson ALMEIDA

In a video doing rounds on social media, Brazilian superstar Neymar is seen breaking eggs on Coutinho’s head before his Brazilian teammates join him and pour flour and water on Co0utinho.

A surprised-looking Coutinho then laughs at the prank.

Neymar later got a taste of his own medicine when Marcelo and another Brazilian teammate also covered him in eggs and flour.

Brazil are set to begin their 2018 Fifa World Cup campaign with a clash against Switzerland on Sunday.

WATCH: Coutinho pranked by Brazilian teammates