Viral Video Chart: Neymar's World Cup message to Brazil takes the top spot

An emotional World Cup message from footballer Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is the most shared video on the web this week.

The clip, released by the Brazilian football confederation on Saturday 5 July - before the team's 7-1 defeat to Germany - sees the player thank fans for their support following a back injury which knocked him out of the tournament.

The speech from the World Cup poster boy has amassed close to 60,000 shares and over 10m views since Saturday.

That's enough to put it above Irn-Bru's amusing 'IRN in our blood' video and Lego's 'Everything is NOT awesome' campaign.

Brand Chart

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Neymar Speaks To Fans -"o Sonho De Ser Campeão Não Acabou", Disse Neymar Ao Deixar A Granja Comary
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Brand: Confederação Brasileira de Futebol
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Burger King Proud Whopper
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Brand: Burger King
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Galaxy S 5 -- Wall Huggers
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Brand: Samsung Mobile
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Lego: Everything Is Not Awesome.
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Brand: Greenpeace
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Guinness Commercial: Empty Chair
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6
Verruckt - The First Launch
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Brand: Schlitterbahn Development Group
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The History Of The Manchester United Shirt | Teaser | Uk | Chevroletfc :30
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Irn In Our Blood | Irn-bru Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Ad
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Rafa Nadal: The 2014 #wimbjuggledon Champion
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Brand: Babolat
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Sugru Builds The Coolest Water Pistol... Ever?
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The charts are supplied by the Viral Ad Network and are based on the number of social media shares each video has received over the last seven days. The Viral Ad Network also writes The Viral Video Blog.

UGC Chart

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29 Celebrity Impressions, 1 Original Song - Rob Cantor
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Leaked Star Wars Episode Vii Filmset Footage!
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Utair Aviation 767-300 Near Miss? Go Around At Barcelona-el Prat
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Suarez Bit My Finger - Suarez Bit Me
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In Canada
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Batmetal
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Kids React To Game Boy
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Busted! Two Women Caught Stealing A Canopy On The Beach, Then Attack!
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Snow White And The Seven Thugs
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Tipping Fast Food Workers $100
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