Neymar’s dive against Uruguay while he was playing for Brazil in the first semi-final of the Confederations Cup has been criticised for being acrobatic and a tad over-the-top.
The Brazilian forward’s antics have inspired creative videos and GIFs trying to explain the possible reasons behind it.
From Street Fighter to garden rakes, they’ve got it all.
First let’s take a look at Neymar’s dive against Uruguay at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte, Brazil:
Now see Neymar get hit by an uppercut from Ken, cult hero of the vintage video game Street Fighter:
Next, it’s Neymar getting hit in the face by a garden rake:
Finally, let’s watch the full Street Fighter 2 sequence, contributed by the Daily Mirror:
GIFs spotted on 101GG