Santos storm into Club WC final

Dec 15, 2011, 08:22 IST | AFP
Neymar showed why he is the most coveted player outside Europe as he lit up the Club World Cup with a sumptuous strike Wednesday to send Santos on their way to a likely final against Barcelona.


All the talk before the semi-final clash against the host side Kashiwa Reysol had been about the 19-year-old forward, and he did not disappoint, scoring a sensational first goal as the Brazilians ran out 3-1 winners.

Borges and Danilo were also on target for Santos. Hiroki Sakai pulled one back for Kashiwa.

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