Confederations Cup

Neymar proving critics wrong

2013-06-28 15:00
Neymar (AFP)
Rio de Janeiro - Neymar has already done a lot at the Confederations Cup to erase many of the doubts about what he can do for Brazil.

Another good performance in the final against Spain on Sunday and few will be able to dismiss him as the future of Brazilian football.

Neymar made headlines across the world before the Confederations Cup by signing with Barcelona, but he arrived at the World Cup warm-up tournament marked by lackluster performances in the famous yellow jersey.

He quickly changed that by scoring three goals in four matches, leading Brazil to the much-anticipated final against Spain.

The 21-year-old striker was voted man of the match in the team's first three matches and was decisive again in the semifinal against Uruguay.

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