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Neymar hits boy with ball, gives gift

By Alex Butler
Neymar of Brazil scores his side's second goal from the penalty spot during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group A match at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Brazil on June 12, 2014. File Photo by Chris Brunskill/UPI | <a href="/News_Photos/lp/a80bac4e54e65b2771f0459fd61b46fc/" target="_blank">License Photo</a>
Neymar of Brazil scores his side's second goal from the penalty spot during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group A match at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Brazil on June 12, 2014. File Photo by Chris Brunskill/UPI | License Photo

TEMUCO, Chile, June 15 (UPI) -- While boarding the Brazil national team bus, Barcelona soccer star Neymar's playful juggle turned turbulent.

The Brazil captain, sporting soccer shorts and team jacket, tapped a few soft touches before lobbing the ball into the crowd. His pass apparently struck a young boy. After seing the incident, Brazil coach Dunga went to the crowd and took the boy's hand. Coach Dunga led the boy onto the team bus, until he emerged with a ball with an autograph and message from Neymar, according to the Daily Mirror.

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Brazil is preparing for its opening Group C match in the Copa America.

Dunga told the Daily Mail that there is 'enormous pressure' to succeed and reclaim the title it lost in 2011 to Uraguay.

Neymar scored and was named man of the match in Brazil's 2-1 win against Peru Sunday in Copa America.

In 64 games with Brazil, the 23-year-old has 44 goals and 27 assists. On Monday, Neymar agreed to a €12 million contract extension with Barcelona until 2020, according to the Spanish newspaper Sport.

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