Neymar Jr. dressed up as Ronaldinho against Villarreal. The Brazilian forward’s second goal in Sunday’s victory was one which will go down in the history books as Barcelona prepared for the Clasico with a 3-0 win.
People are already talking about the goal all over the world, with many remembering a similar goal scored by Ronaldinho against Osasuna in 2004. On February 8 of that year, ‘Ronnie’ gave Barça the advantage in a match they were drawing with a brilliant move: control, chip, spin and a spectacular volley.
This Sunday, Neymar received the ball from Suarez, contolled it with his chest, lifted it over the Villarreal defender, pirouetted and met the ball to drive it home.
We should also remember that Ronaldinho himself also scored a spectacular goal against Villarreal once, the chilena effort from the 2006-07 season. Here are the two Ronaldinho goals: