Neymar fails to replicate Ronaldinho backspin trick

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Neymar seemingly can’t do anything wrong at the moment – he’s the star of the Confederations Cup, scoring goals left, right and centre and is the poster boy for next summer’s World Cup on home soil.

But while many see him as the most skilful Brazilian player since Ronaldinho wore the number 10 shirt, it seems Neymar can’t quite match the old master when it comes to every flick and trick.

Ronaldinho famously perfected the backspin goal from behind the net at Brazil training, and the folks at Brazilian website Globo Esporte spotted Neymar trying the emulate the former-Barcelona great during practice this week.

But while the old Barcelona playmaker made it look easy, the new Barcelona hot-shot had a little more trouble, as the clip shows. David Luiz has a little look, but the Chelsea defender doesn't fancy it either.

Check out the video of Neymar attempting to replicate Ronaldinho’s backspin training goal below...


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