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Video: Neymar embarrasses opponent with outrageous skill

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Brazilian superstar Neymar appears to be just getting better and he shows it again in his latest outing for Santos as the season in Brazil gets back under way.

A straightforward 3-0 win by Santos over Botafogo where Neymar scored is unremarkable, but the Brazil star always finds a way to spice things up and did so again here.

The player touted as the next big star to challenge Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo for the mantle of world’s best took a corner and it was cleared back to him.

Confronted with a bouncing ball and an opponent closing him down, Neymar’s talent for improvisation shone through and he used the sole of his boot to bounce the ball over the head of the opponent before running round him to pick it up and head into the area again.

Watch the outrageous skill in the video above…

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