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Neymar plays football with his dogs, video goes viral

Neymar plays football with his dogs, video goes viral

With all football postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, footballers are mostly engrossed in dribbling with toilet roll, a challenge which has gained steam on social media.

In a video which has gone viral, though, Brazil star Neymar is seen playing with his dogs at his lawn with the Paris Saint Germain striker dribbling past them and scoring a goal. He is also seen throwing the ball for the dogs to run and fetch them.

Neymar has donated $1 million to help combat the coronavirus outbreak in his native Brazil.

The funds were divided between the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) and a charity campaign launched by television presenter Luciano Huck, Xinhua reported citing Brazilian TV network SBT.N

eymar is one of the world's highest paid footballers, reportedly earning three million euros ($3.2 million) a month at Paris Saint-Germain.

Brazil is the South American country most affected by Covid-19 with more than 10,000 infections and 446 fatalities, according to worldmeters.info.