Neymar appears to throw the 'world's worst headbutt' at rival

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VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 30: Neymar JR. (L) touches Nicolas Otamendi (R) head of Valencia CF during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on November 30, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 30: Neymar JR. (L) touches Nicolas Otamendi (R) head of Valencia CF during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on November 30, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
Valencia's Argentinian defender Nicolas Otamnedi (R) reacts next to Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva Santos Junior during the Spanish league football match Valencia CF vs FC Barcelona at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on November 30, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ JOSE JORDAN (Photo credit should read JOSE JORDAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Neymar appears to headbutt Nicolas Otamendi after Barcelona star was challenged by Valencia's… http://t.co/6o9bUI0dGp [Daily Mail]
VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 30: Neymar of FC Barcelona competes for the ball with Otamendi of Valencia CF during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on November 30, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Miguel Ruiz/FC Barcelona via Getty Images)
VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 30: FC Barcelona's players celebrate the winning goal during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on November 30, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Miguel Ruiz/FC Barcelona via Getty Images)
VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 30: Sergio Busquets of FC Barcelona celebrates the goal with his team-mates Neymar, Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on November 30, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Miguel Ruiz/FC Barcelona via Getty Images)
VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 30: Neymar JR. (L) of FC Barcelona is tackled by Nicolas Otamendi (R) of Valencia CF during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on November 30, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 30: Barcelona FC players Lionel Messi (L), Pedro Rodriguez Ledesma (2ndL), Ivan Rakitic (3dL), Neymar JR. (4thR), Rafael Alcantara alias Rafinha (3dr) and Dani Alves (R) celebrates their victory as Nicolas Otamendi of Valencia CF looks to them after the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on November 30, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 30: Lionel Messi (3dL) of FC Barcelona competes for the ball with Shkodran Mustafi (2ndR) of Valencia CF and his teammate Javier Fuego (R) during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on November 30, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 30: Sergio Busquets Burgos (L) of FC Barcelona celebrates his opening goal with team mate Neymar JR. (2ndL) as goalkeeper Diego Alves (2ndR) lies on the ground close to his teammate Jose Gaya (R) during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on November 30, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 30: Barcelona FC players Lionel Messi (L), Dani Alves (2ndL), Ivan Rakitic (2ndR) and Neymar JR. (R) celebrate their victory after the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on November 30, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 30: Sergio Busquets Burgos (R) of FC Barcelona celebrates scoring their opening goal with team mates Neymar JR. (2L) and Rafael Alcantara alias Rafinha (L) during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on November 30, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 30: Sergio Busquets Burgos (L) of FC Barcelona celebrates his opening goal with team mate Neymar JR. (2ndL) as goalkeeper Diego Alves (2ndR) lies on the ground close to his teammate Jose Gaya (R) during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on November 30, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 30: Neymar JR. (R) of FC Barcelona competes for the ball with Rodrigo Moreno (L) of Valencia CFduring the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on November 30, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 30: Nicolas Otamendi of Valencia CF (L) competes for the ball with Neymar JR. (R) of FC Barcelona (R) during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on November 30, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva Santos Junior reacts during the Spanish league football match Valencia CF vs FC Barcelona at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on November 30, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ JOSE JORDAN (Photo credit should read JOSE JORDAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva Santos Junior (L) vies with Valencia's German defender Shkodran Mustafi during the Spanish league football match Valencia CF vs FC Barcelona at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on November 30, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ JOSE JORDAN (Photo credit should read JOSE JORDAN/AFP/Getty Images)
VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 30: Nicolas Otamendi of Valencia CF (L) tackles Neymar JR. (R) of FC Barcelona (R) during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on November 30, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
VALENCIA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 30: Shkodran Mustafi (L) of Valencia CF competes for the ball with Neymar JR. (R) of FC Barcelona during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on November 30, 2014 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva Santos Junior (L) vies with Valencia's defender Antonio Barragan Fernandez during the Spanish league football match Valencia CF vs FC Barcelona at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on November 30, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ JOSE JORDAN (Photo credit should read JOSE JORDAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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BY BRYNN MANNINO

Following Sunday's Valencia vs. Barcelona match, which ended in a 0-1 victory for Barcelona after a late-in-the-game goal, fans seem to be focusing on one moment in particular: When Barcelona's Neymar appeared to headbutt Argentine defender Nicolás Otamendi as he bent down to remonstrate with the Brazilian.

Footage shows Otamendi approaching Neymar and placing his right hand behind the Brazilian's head before Neymar appears to jut his head towards the defender's jaw, in what some are calling 'the world's worst headbutt.'

Otamendi fell back in dramatic fashion before players from both sides erupted in argument, while Neymar went unpunished from referee David Fernández.




​In the same game, Barcelona's Lionel Messi went down clutching his head after being hit with a bottle seen thrown from the stands during their celebration.


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