"Friendly games like these help me to see different possibilities, variations, but clearly the idea is that he (Neymar) progresses. ... The link-up between the two [Lionel Messi and Neymar] is what most caught the eye. They connected well, they scored, but they also linked up well with the other players."
-- Barcelona coach Gerardo "Tata" Martino, after a 7-1 win
over a Thailand XI 7-1 in Bangkok, on the progress of Neymar, who scored his first Barca goal in the game. Lionel Messi scored twice. (Reuters)