Neymar becomes World Cup double centurion | Inquirer Sports

Neymar becomes World Cup double centurion

/ 05:41 AM June 24, 2014

Brazil’s Neymar runs past Cameroon’s Joel Matip after scoring his side’s first goal during the group A World Cup soccer match between Cameroon and Brazil at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, June 23, 2014. AP PHOTO/NATACHA PISARENKO

BRASÍLIA–Star striker Neymar scored the 100th goal of the World Cup tournament in Brazil’s 100th World Cup match in their game against Cameroon in Brasilia on Monday.

The Barcelona striker struck a half volley past Cameroon goalkeeper Charles Itandje as Brazil took a 1-0 lead in the 17th minute of the game, which the World Cup hosts are anxious to win to secure top place in Group A.

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