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FIFA World Cup 2018: Football fans are having a blast with the Neymar Challenge

From children playing football in the ground to television hosts in studio and even grandmas and granddads -- everyone is attempting the Neymar Challenge imitating the Brazilian star's rolling during the World Cup matches and now it's breaking the Internet.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 23, 2018 10:08:32 am
fifa world cup 2018, neymar, neymar rolling, neymar challenge, neymar roll world cup, world cup memes, neymar memes, world cup news, funny news, viral news, sports news, indian express Neymar’s rolling on the ground has led to a viral challenge on the Internet and Netizens can’t have enough of it. (Source:Twitter)

FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia will be remembered for many spectacular goals and saves. Not to forget the dozens of things that happened for the first time — from defending champions Germany’s exit at the group stage to Japan qualifying in the Round of 16 owing to fair play rule. But one particular thing that gained maximum attention in this edition of the world cup apart from probably Diego Maradona’s plethora of high-end emotions was Neymar Jr’s rolling on the ground.

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From the day of Brazil’s opening match, Neymar’s dives and rolls on the pitch set Netizens ROFL-ing. While initially, they thought it was more of him doing yoga, by the second and third matches — it went viral, with not just Netizens trolling him online but even kids around the world mimicking the Neymar act on soccer fields.

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And if that was not enough, Belgium booted out Brazil from the tournament in the quarter-finals with a 2-1 win. But tweeple are still not done with the Latin American skipper. With #NeymarChallenge, now users around the world are posting videos to find out who did it better!

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Sample these:

The five-time champions bid adieu from Kazan on Friday, scoring just one goal. And as their run in the race came to an end, Neymar has scored just two goals at FIFA World Cup 2018.

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