David Luiz and Thiago Silva lookalikes used as mascots in Brazil game

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The young pair go by the names of Lyan and Murilo, and they shot to fame straight away last year, taking social media by storm after being compared to Brazilian defenders David Luiz and Thiago Silva.

The pair was given the unique opportunity of walking out alongside their heroes prior to the 2-0 victory over fellow Copa America competitors Mexico, becoming the centre of attention with the cameras focusing on them.

The dream line-up was unfortunately not complete as captain Silva started on the bench, although the pair did get to stand alongside Luiz for the national anthems.

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Dunga’s side continued their impressive recent form after Liverpool’s Phillipe Coutinho scored a wonder goal to give his team the lead, and then Diego Tardelli doubled the advantage.

They continue their rich vein of form that has seen coach Dunga win every single game since the horror show in last year’s World Cup.

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Brazil will be looking to overcome their World Cup nightmare at the Copa America, which gets underway in Chile later this month.

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