Brazil Olympic Soccer Team: Why All Eyes Will Be on Neymar

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Brazil Olympic Soccer Team: Why All Eyes Will Be on Neymar
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One of the globe's most in-demand players, both in the media column inches and in the transfer market, will have the eyes of the sporting world upon him over the coming weeks as Brazil's Olympic side gets ready to launch an offensive on the gold medal of the men's football tournament.

Neymar, who plays his club football with Santos, will be their star man.

A fine showing in the pre-tournament friendly against England has the neutrals begging to see more of this talented side.

Brazil will be looking for their first-ever gold medal in the sport at the Olympics, despite their fine heritage and success in other major tournaments.

Here are five reasons why Neymar will be key to any success and why the eyes of the world will be upon him.

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