Neymar wows Brazil fans in scoring cheeky penalty in training
Brazil forward kept onlookers entertained as he tucked away a trick penalty
Neymar wowed Brazil fans at an open training session as the Selecao wowed fans with their talent and skills ahead of the World Cup, which begins next Thursday when Luis Felipe Scolari’s side take on Croatia in the opening game of the 2014 World Cup.
After performing a number of keepy uppy’s to warm up, the Barcelona man placed the ball on the spot, takes one deep breath and begins his run up.
But ever the entertainer, Neymar lines up to strike the official Brazuca World Cup ball with his right foot, only to cheekily knock it in with his standing left foot to deceive the goalkeeper and jog away in celebration.
Watch the video below...He will hope to produce the same magic at the Arena de Sao Paulo when Brazil begin the tournament on home soil against the Croatians.
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