For the first time in this Confederations Cup, Neymar went a whole match without scoring a goal in Brazil's 2-1 semifinal win against Uruguay. But he did put his mark on the game by setting up Paulinho's 86th minute winner and taunting Uruguay's Alvaro Gonzalez shortly before he did it.
With the score at 1-1, Neymar was preparing to take the corner kick as Gonzalez — who had been receiving pitchside treatment for an injury — offered a few choice words while walking around him towards the benches. Gonzalez had been subbed off and Neymar responded to his jabbering by mockingly blowing him a kiss goodbye. Then, with another corner kick minutes later, Neymar dropped a well-placed corner kick onto Paulinho's head for the goal that would put Brazil back in the Confederations Cup final.
Something tells me Neymar isn't going to be a calming force in relations between Barcelona and Real Madrid once he moves to Spain next season.
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