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Neymar rescues Barca as injured Messi limps off

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Neymar scored his first goal for Barcelona as the Catalans were held 1-1 by Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup, but there was another injury worry for Lionel Messi as he was forced off at half-time. 

Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar celebrates after scoring during the Spanish Super Cup first leg football match Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on August 21, 2013. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.

David Villa had given the hosts the perfect start when he netted against his old side in spectacular fashion after just 12 minutes.

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