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Neymar scores sensational brace in first Barcelona preseason match against Juventus

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Looks like a man with a point to prove...

International Champions Cup 2017 - Juventus v FC Barcelona Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

It’s been a crazy week revolving around Neymar. Rumors of a move to PSG have been running rampant lately with very little signs of slowing down. However, the noise off the field doesn’t seem to be affecting the Brazilian superstar at all. In Barcelona’s preseason debut against Juventus, Neymar did what he does best and filled the net with two amazing first-half goals.

The first tally came off a fantastic team move that resulted in Neymar playing a perfect one-two with Paco Alcacer at the top of the box. He collected the return pass and smashed a great finish into the top of the net to open the scoring and open Barcelona’s preseason scoring account.

The second goal was even more impressive as he looked like he was doing a Lionel Messi impersonation. Dribbling and weaving through multiple defenders and penetrating into the box, he finally released a shot that found its way past a helpless Gianluigi Buffon to make it 2-0.

Despite all the transfer rumor nonsense this week, Neymar appears to be at the top of his game and ready to have the best season of his career.