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Dublin: 6°C Wednesday 25 November 2020

News of Limerick signing Neymar's doppelgänger is spreading around the world

16-year-old Barry Cotter bears a striking resemblance to the Barcelona and Brazil superstar.

EARLIER THIS WEEK, Limerick announced the signings a number of young players to their U17 National League squad.

Among them, was 16-year-old striker Barry Cotter. It was quickly pointed out on Twitter that former Avenue United and Ennis Town teenager Cotter shares some physical similarities with none other than Barcelona’s Brazilian forward Neymar.

Incredibly, the story is now spreading around the world with the BBC, The Scotsman, Sport (Spain), Tuttosport (Italy) and SB Nation (US), all reporting it today.

What do you reckon… long-lost cousins?

Barry Cotter Neymar Source: LimerickFC & Press Association

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