Romario furious following Vasco loss

June 20, 2005
By Brian Homewood
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 20 (Reuters) - Veteran striker Romario slammed his team after they were routed 5-2 by Palmeiras in the Brazilian championship at the weekend.

The 39-year-old former Barcelona, PSV Eindhoven and Brazil player scored both Vasco's goals, taking his tally in the tournament to four, but was powerless as Palmeiras scored five times in the last half hour.

'We looked like a small team, who like to suffer,' he told reporters. 'I'm not used to losing like this.'
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