For the first time in over three months, Neymar was on the pitch. And the Brazilian didn’t disappoint in his return for the Selecao.
The Paris Saint-Germain star scored less than a half an hour into his return, when Neymar struck the underside of the crossbar in the 69th minute and gave Brazil a 1-0 advantage over Croatia.
Brazil went on to win the match 2-0 courtesy of a second goal from Roberto Firmino, but the attention will surely gravitate towards Neymar ahead of the World Cup.
Brazil will have one more tune-up match against Austria on June 10, before heading to Russia for the World Cup.
Neymar and Co. will kick off their World Cup account seven days later when they open Group E play against Switzerland.Follow @MattReedFutbol