Neymar 2016

Neymar Winning Penalty Kick

Rio 2016 Gold Medal Match

2016 Summer Olympics (according to Wikipedia)

The CBF had wanted Neymar to play at the Copa America Centenario and the Olympics in Rio during the summer of 2016, but after a request from Barcelona manager Luis Enrique, he was rested from the first tournament.[173] In late June 2016, he was subsequently one of the three over-23 players to be included in Brazil’s squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics on home soil, and was named the team’s captain by the Olympic side’s manager Rogerio Micale.

In Brazil’s quarter-final clash with Colombia on 13 August, Neymar scored Brazil’s first goal of the match, from a direct free kick, and also set up his nation’s second goal in an eventual 2–0 win. In Brazil’s semi-final clash with  Honduras on 18 August, Neymar scored twice, Brazil’s first and last goals of the match, in an eventual 6–0 win


After a devastating loss to Germany in the 2014 World Cup, the Brazilian National Team had the weight of the world on their shoulders as they entered their final match against a very familiar opponent. The Germans cruised through the qualifying rounds and entered the gold medal match a slight favor. The score was 1-0 when Neymar scored the game’s first goal. Germany came back to tie the game 1-1 in the second half.

Neymar Goals

After 2 Extra periods, the score was still tied and entered the penalty kick phase. Nobody missed until the young German did leaving Neymar with a final kick to win the gold medal and he delivered.

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