Neymar Breaks Olympic Record

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Neymar may have endured a slow start to the Olympic Games, with Brazil drawing their opening two games 0-0, but the Selecao and their Captain appear to have hit top form at just the right time, beating Honduras 6-0 in the semi-final, with the Barcelona forward bagging an Olympic record along the way.

Following a mistake by Palacios in the Honduras defence, Neymar capitalised to put Brazil into the lead after just 14 seconds, the quickest goal in tournament history.

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The record for the Olympics’ fastest ever goal had previously been held by Canada’s Janine Becker, who found the net after 19 seconds against Australia.

Neymar added a second late on, with recent Manchester City signee Gabriel Jesus bagging a first half brace and PSG’s Marquinhos also finding the net.

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