Italy 2-2 Brazil

Neymar: I'm a 'big fan' of Balotelli

March 22, 2013
By ESPN staff
Santos superstar Neymar admits he is a "big fan" of Mario Balotelli after witnessing the striker's superb equaliser in Italy's 2-2 friendly draw with Brazil on Thursday.

Balotelli and Daniele De Rossi scored to cancel out Brazil's first-half goals through Fred and Oscar, handing Italy a positive result heading into next week's World Cup qualifier against Malta.

Two of world football's most enigmatic strikers were pitted against one another during the friendly and Neymar revealed ...

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