Romeo Beckham and Harvey Neville appear as former Leeds star Raphinha scores in Barcelona thrashing of David Beckham and Phil Neville’s Inter Miami

    Barcelona’s new signings stole the show in a 6-0 victory over David Beckham and Phil Neville’s Inter Miami in a pre-season clash in America.

    While Robert Lewandowski was not yet available – having been announced as a Barca player shortly before the match – Raphinha, Franck Kessie and Andreas Christensen all starred for the Catalans.

    Barcelona ran riot at the DRV PNK Stadium in Florida

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    Barcelona ran riot at the DRV PNK Stadium in Florida

    Raphinha showed why Barca were so desperate to sign him

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    Raphinha showed why Barca were so desperate to sign him

    Raphinha, signed from Leeds, scored and bagged two assists in a first-half rout which included goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Gavi.

    Meanwhile, ex-AC Milan star Kessie pulled the strings and former Chelsea defender Christensen kept Gonzalo Higuain quiet, as Inter Miami struggled to keep up with their opponents.

    Barca wrung the changes for the second-half but continued their dominance with goals from Gavi, Memphis Depay and Ousmane Dembele.

    Meanwhile, Inter Miami boss Neville brought on a couple of familiar names in the dying moments.

    The MLS club is co-owned by Beckham – and the England legend’s son Romeo plays for Inter Miami II in the third tier of football in America.

    Romeo Beckham, 19, has never played a top-tier match but emerged as a substitute to face Barca.

    Romeo Beckham was a late substitute in Florida

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    Romeo Beckham was a late substitute in Florida

    Harvey Neville got some minutes as well

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    Harvey Neville got some minutes as well

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    As did Neville’s son Harvey. The 20-year-old also plays for Inter Miami’s reserves and got a taste of first-team action in the pre-season friendly.

    Manager Neville said: “It was a brilliant occasion to play, you could feel the buzz in the air, the supporters.

    “We now experienced what a sold out DRV PNK feels like and I think from a playing point of view, the game was always going to be, for us, something to enjoy.

    “I thought it was a brilliant learning experience for all involved, I thought that we had to dig in, we had to fight.”

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