Neymar opened the 2013 Confederations Cup in grand style.
In the first game of the eight-team tournament, the 21-year-old Brazil star staked the hosts to an 1-0 lead in the third minute with a stunning right-footed blast past Japanese goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima.
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"I can't behave for the national team as if I was with Santos, where everyone knew me," Neymar said ahead of the Confederations Cup, via FIFA.com. "Here, they still need to get to know me."
It certainly looks like proper introductions have been arranged.
With later goals added by Paulinho and Jo, Brazil would cruise to a 3-0 win.