Showstopping skills: The Rainbow Flick

The rainbow flick is a brilliantly Brazilian trick, used to great effect by Barcelona star Neymar. What better way to show your dominance over a defender’s attentions than embarrassing them into submission?

It got Neymar into a bit of bother with Athletic Bilbao earlier this season, but if you bring this out on a Sunday morning, you’ll have your team-mates purring (just make sure you're wearing shinpads - the opposition may seek retribution).

Watch this video and professional football freestyler Daniel Cutting will guide you through the perfect rainbow flick execution.

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Andrew Murray is a freelance journalist, who regularly contributes to both the FourFourTwo magazine and website. Formerly a senior staff writer at FFT and a fluent Spanish speaker, he has interviewed major names such as Virgil van Dijk, Mohamed Salah, Sergio Aguero and Xavi. He was also named PPA New Consumer Journalist of the Year 2015.