Neymar Upstages Lionel Messi, Scores From 45 Yards Out in Charity Game (Video)


To each his own.

When Lionel Messi gets the ball just inside the halfway line, he likes to dribble his way through defenses before scoring. Neymar, on the other hand, just does whatever comes to his mind.

On Wednesday, Neymar scored a wonder-goal from 45 yards out. The ball rolled to the Brazilian sensation, and he lobbed it over the goalkeeper straight into the net.

Neymar’s lob came during a charity game in Lima, Peru — Lionel Messi and Friends against the Rest of the World. The event marked the first time Neymar (who played for the Rest of the World) and Messi have played in the same game since Neymar became a Barcelona player last month.

Messi was the star of the show and led his team to victory, but Neymar’s long-distance goal is doing the rounds on the Internet. It should remind people how scary Barcelona’s attack could be if Neymar and Messi click on the field. It could be the start of  a new beautiful cycle at Barcelona.

Watch Neymar lob the goalkeeper from 45 yards out in the video below.

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