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Neymar opens Barcelona account

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Brazilian sensation Neymar opened his Barcelona account by scoring against a Thailand XI in Bangkok.

Neymar's opener came in the 12th minute when Barcelona's £50million summer signing tapped in a Cesc Fabregas cross from close range.

Replays have since shown that Neymar was marginally offside but the officials failed to penalise the 21-year-old.

Barcelona proved too strong for the Thailand XI in the opening exchanges as they raced into a 5-1 lead before the half-time whistle - with Lionel Messi and Pedro both bagging a brace. 

Watch footage of Neymar's first goal for his new club in the video above - with thanks again to 101greatgoals.com.

 

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