The Barcelona star chokes one-on-one with the keeper and passes to no one during Brazil’s 2-0 win over arch rivals Argentina.
Brazil’s talismanic forward Neymar was through on goal and looked certain to score against Argentina, but in a bizarre moment the FC Barcelona man seemingly passed to no one instead of taking the goalkeeper on himself.
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The 22-year-old showed great pace and skill to burst away from the Argentine defenders, but his decision making let him down at the final hurdle.
Whether he thought there was an onrushing teammate who could latch onto the pass, or whether it was just a very tame and wayward shot is unclear.
He’s just lucky that the Brazilians went on to win the game and he wasn’t left ruing the missed chance.