Monday 20 January 2020

Neymar's keepy-up wall challenge has been accepted and beaten by a couple of athletes

Some serious skills on show here.

By Max McLean

With so much spare time after the football season has finished, what do footballers get up to in their holidays? More football apparently.

Barcelona forward Neymar likes to work on his skills by the look of it, posting this impressive video to his Instagram page.

In the caption, Neymar challenged a number of other footballers to beat his effort, including Ronaldinho, Philippe Coutinho and Marcelo.

And Marcelo responded in some style.

That’s six touches to Neymar’s three – unbeatable stuff from Real Madrid’s fantastic full-back, right?

Well it’s good, but it’s not Stephen Nash good.

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The former two-time NBA MVP is a fan of football as well as basketball, and with seven touches including alternating feet, his effort is going to take some beating.

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