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Neymar's first Barca goal recalls strike against USA
by Mike Woitalla, August 22nd, 2013 2:07AM
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[VIDEO PICK: Golazos] Barcelona got its first goal from the man it paid $74 million for when Neymar scored in Wednesday's Supercopa game against Atletico Madrid. And he did so in a similar manner to his debut goal for Brazil -- also a header, against the USA at the Meadowlands in 2010.

Neymar came off the bench in the 59th minute and scored the equalizer shortly after in the 1-1 tie that puts Barca in decent shape for the return leg it hosts next Wednesday. …

Neymar scored his first goal for Brazil in his debut at age 18 in a 2-0 win against the USA on Aug. 11, 2010. ...

Back to the Supercopa: Barcelona went down in the 12th minute to a brilliant volley by David Villa, whom Atletico Madrid bought for $6.6 million from Barca this summer, three seasons after Barca acquired him for $53 million from Valencia. …

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