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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Neymar creates lively 'fut mesa' competition during Brazil training

Neymar, Marcelo, Dani Alves and Thiago Silva take to the Brazil changing room for this unique table futsal game.

While some players hone their yoga techniques and others compete against teammates in sprints and still others try to jam as many players as humanly possible into a hotel room, the boys at Brazil have found an inventive new way to keep their skills sharp while on international duty.

Neymar joined Marcelo, Dani Alves and Thiago Silva in a game that the new PSG star has coined "fut mesa," posting a video taken by Filipe Luis on his Instagram account of the four playing keepie-uppie across a circular white table.

The rules aren't too evident -- indeed, Neymar & Co. appear to be making them up on the fly, which explains Marcelo's disbelief after a header -- but it seems to be an otherwise standard affair aided by the use of a table.

Fut mesa ⚽️ @thiagosilva_33 @marcelotwelve @danialves Créditos: @filipeluis 🎥

A post shared by Nj 🇧🇷 👻 neymarjr (@neymarjr) on

After Neymar unleashes a violent back-heel at Silva, and Marcelo directs another header, well, elsewhere, the four finally string together a competent rally of 13 shots, aided by a pair of solid saves from Neymar and Alves.

Brazil, who host Ecuador on Thursday, are already top of the table in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying -- and the quartet's training exploits certainly show why.

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