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23rd Nov 2015

World Cup flop Fred scores classy goal in Brazil (Video)

Tom Victor

Brazil’s hit-and-miss form at the last World Cup was characterised by the gulf in class between Neymar and strike partner Fred.

The former Lyon striker scored just once in the tournament, leading some to question why he was selected ahead of various other attacking talents.

He retired from international football after the hosts’ third-place playoff defeat, but the veteran’s latest effort for Fluminense gives a glimpse of the talent that saw him make the squad.