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Neymar scores four for Brazil's U-20s

  • AP, Tuesday, January 18, 2011 1:05 AM

Dunga, the coach of Brazil's disappointing 2010 World Cup team, ignored calls by Pele and Brazilian fans and media to take 18-year-old Santos star Neymar to South Africa.

Now Neymar, who turns 19 next month, is at least playing at the South American Under-20 World Cup qualifying tournament, which also promises Olympic berths to the top two finishers.

Neymar scored four goals in Brazil's operner,  a 4-2 win over Paraguay. He scored two goals in the first half and added two more in the second while dominating the entire game.

He scored on a penalty kick, a 15-yard drive, a header and a 15-yard chip. Brazil had two players ejected in the second half.

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