It didn't take long for Brazil to score in their Rio 2016 semifinal against Honduras. It really didn't.
The young Seleção under coach Rogério Micale is known for pressuring high up the pitch, looking to steal the ball close to the box and try to score quickly. That strategy worked to perfection just FOURTEEN SECONDS into the game, and it was Barcelona superstar Neymar who got the goal, the fastest ever in Olympic football history:
(via Reddit Soccer)
Neymar had a little trouble breathing for a few minutes after the collision with the Honduras goalkeeper, but he recovered and was able to celebrate.
This is Neymar's second goal in five games, having also scored against Colombia in the quarter-finals last Saturday. After a poor group stage, the Seleção captain is finally playing at a high level, and that can only be good for a Brazil side trying to win the Olympic gold medal for the first time ever.