Football

Neymar scores first goal in El Clásico: video

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By Sam Bloomfield
Watch as FC Barcelona's Brazilian star opens the scoring against Real Madrid in his first Clásico.
The regular matches between Spanish footballing giants FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF are amongst the biggest club games on the planet. Whether they meet in La Liga, the Spanish Copa del Rey or the UEFA Champions League, the history and rivalry between the two teams guarantee that 'El Clásico', as the matches are known, will be full of drama and passion.
So for Neymar, Barça's star summer signing, to mark his first appearance against his team's big rivals with a classy finish through the legs of two defenders after just 19 minutes is the stuff dreams are made of. Check out the goal in the video player above.
Barcelona went on to win the match 2-1 thanks to a well-executed chip from Chile's Alexis Sanchez, after Cristiano Ronaldo had been denied a seemingly clear penalty. Madrid youngster Jesé pulled one back in injury time.