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Neymar Breaks Olympic Record

FC Barcelona superstar Neymar was in brilliant form on Wednesday, scoring two and assisting three to help his side reach the Olympics final – he also broke an Olympic record along the way.

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Brazil’s U23 side, who struggled in their opening game against South Africa, hammered Honduras 6-0 in semi-final to book their place in the final.

Neymar was the star of the game and opened the scoring before any other Brazilian had touched the ball after just 14 seconds.

Honduras defender Johnny Palacios lost the ball to the 24-year-old close to his own box and even though his initial shot was blocked by the keeper the rebound deflected into the goal.

Neymar’s goal within 14 seconds became the fastest in Olympic history, breaking the previous record of Mexico’s Oribe Peralta, who had scored after 29 seconds at the Olympics four years ago.

Honduras striker Alberth Elis had equaled Peralta’s record in the group stages against Portugal, but Neymar now sole-handedly holds the milestone.

Janine Beckie of Canada holds the record for the fastest goal in the womens Olymoics after scoring after just 20 seconds against Australia, also in this year’s tournament.

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Neymar and Brazil will now meet Germany in the final on Saturday and attempt to win their first Olympic gold medal in history.

Do you think Brazil can beat Germany? Have your say in the comments section below.

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