If Brazil need someone to take a penalty kick during the World Cup, expect Neymar to assume the responsibility. And don’t be surprised to see some trickery, as well.
During a recent training session, the Barcelona forward fooled the (admittedly disinterested) goalkeeper with a brilliant new technique: striking the ball with the left foot while winding up with the right.
It’s important to reiterate that this is Neymar we’re talking about. We could totally see him get away with this in a real match, though it remains to be seen if he would really risk it.
You’re not Neymar. So please don’t try this out at your Sunday league games. Or it might end up looking a bit like this: