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Worst Dive ever by Neymar • Brazil vs Uruguay 2 1 • Confed Cup 201300:10

Worst Dive ever by Neymar • Brazil vs Uruguay 2 1 • Confed Cup 2013

Neymar's Dive is a "photoshop meme" that utilizes replay footage of soccer player Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. doing a ridiculous dive during a 2013 FIFA Confederations match.

Origin

On June 26th, 2013, the FIFA Confederations Cup semi-final match between Brazil and Uruguay took place at the Mineirão stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. In the 86th minute, with a score of 1 – 1, Neymar, a 21-year-old mini-star who had recently signed on to Spain’s widly renowned "FC Barcelona", Neymar played during the tie-breaker with a corner kick, which was then headed into the goal by player Paulinho. During the 90th minute, Neymar got in a scuffle with Uruguay defender Walter Gargano, at which point he suddenly took a dive to feign a foul. Later that day, a clip of the dive (shown above) was uploaded by to youtube by user MovieMonsterZer0.

Trivia

  • This meme has the fastest spread time then any other meme, taking only 3 days to become internet wide.

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