Neymar strike wins gold for Brazil

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Neymar scored the decisive penalty as Brazil claimed Olympic gold with a tense shootout win over Germany at the Maracana.

The Brazilian No 10, who missed the 7-1 World Cup humiliation at the hands of Germany in Belo Horizonte two years ago, scored a stunning free-kick in normal time before dispatching the winning penalty in front of more than 80,000 fans.

Usain Bolt watched on from the stands as the two sides – with nine World Cup titles between them – played out a 1-1 draw after extra time in which Germany’s captain Max Meyer had brought his side level after Neymar’s opener

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