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Chelsea youngster Kenedy ends Ivo Pinto’s career with beautiful elastico nutmeg

In a rare start for the Blues, the full-back has wowed fans at Stamford Bridge with his silky skills

We don’t get to see Kenedy play too often for Chelsea. 

In fact, the Brazilian youngster is widely remembered for his distasteful social media videos during pre-season, rather than his skill and potential.

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But in this evening’s FA Cup clash against Norwich, we’ve seen some pretty neat stuff from the 21-year-old.

Starting as a left wing-back for the Blues, Kenedy has shown off all kinds of skill on the flank – with one moment just before half-time particularly eye-catching.

Bag of tricks

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Bag of tricks

Controlling a long pass from nearly 40 yards out, the youngster brilliantly chested down the ball before pulling off an outrageous nutmeg on poor old Norwich man Ivo Pinto.

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Having left the Portuguese completely stumped, he then wheels away before getting unceremoniously chopped down by Harrison Reed.

Take a look.

It’s great to see the spirit of Ronaldinho lives on in a new generation of Brazilians, a day after the Samba star called time on his playing career.

Now if only Kenedy could break into that Chelsea first-team.