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GIF: Neymar Scores Twice for Barcelona vs. Villarreal

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BR-UK StaffAnalyst IIIJanuary 9, 2017

No Lionel Messi, no problem. That's what Neymar's hat-trick prompted us to write in midweek and we're writing it again tonight.

The Brazilian prodigy stepped up to put Barcelona ahead from the penalty spot against Villarreal.

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Should the penalty have been given in the first place? The ball clearly hits a hand, but we'll leave it up to you lot to decide if the referee was a little harsh.

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The two teams went into halftime with Barca 1-0 up. Villarreal then equalised, but Neymar—thanks to good work from Cesc Fabregas and Alexis Sanchez—grabbed his second with 20 minutes to go.

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He almost got a hat-trick. And then there was this loveable exchange between Neymar and a group of fans, after he was booked for apparently taking a corner too early, as per the Daily Mail.

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We predict Neymar will have a decent career.

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