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Colombia's Zuniga receives death threats over Neymar foul

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SAO PAULO - Colombia's Juan Zuniga received a flood of death threats and racist abuse on social media Saturday as Brazilians reacted angrily to his tournament-ending foul on star forward Neymar. 

Brazil's Neymar holds his back after a hefty challenge from Colombia's Juan Zuniga during the World Cup quarter-final match at the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza, on July 4, 2014

"Zuniga" was trending on Twitter and messages included a torrent of abusive comment aimed at the Napoli defender after he kneed Neymar in the back, fracturing a vertebrae.

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