Another Day Another Record for Neymar Jr.
Neymar Jr joins Kaka in all-time highest goal scorer in UCL. Neymar who scored the hat trick against Red Star Belgrade, including two amazing free kicks. Neymar now equals Kaka’s 30 goals in Champions league. Neymar performance was extraordinary in the previous match, as he scored in 20,22,81 minutes of the game. PSG defeated Red Star Belgrade comfortably by 6 goals to 1.Lets us discuss the Neymar best performance in the Champions League.In May 2015, Neymar Jr scored the amazing last goal in a 3–0 win against Bayern Munich in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final 2015. In the second leg which was a week later, he scored twice but his team lost by 3-2 at the Allianz Arena, but Barcelona qualified for the Champions League Final with a 5-3 aggregate.On 6 June 2015, Neymar Jr scored the third goal for Barçelona in the 3–1 Champions League Final defeat of Italian champions Juventus at Berlin’s, with this victory his club Barcelona won its fifth European Cup. This made Barcelona the first club in history to win the treble of domestic league, domestic cup and European Cup twice. On a personal note,Neymar Jr became the eighth player in football’s history to win both the Copa Libertadores and the UEFA Champions League, and the also first player to score in final victories in both competitions. WikipediaThe biggest turn around in the history of Champions league happened when Barcelona defeated PSG 6-1. They lost the first leg by 4-0. Neymar Jr played a crucial rule in this match as he scored twice. The total number of goals and assists by Neymar Jr appearing for different teams in every season are shown below.
- Season 13-14 Barcelona : 10 Matches , 4 Goals, 5 Assists
- Season 14-15 Barcelona : 12 Matches,10 Goals
- Season 15-16 Barcelona : 9 Matches,3 Goals,5 Assists
- Season 16-17 Barcelona: 9 Matches,4 Goals, 8 Assists
- Season 17-18 PSG : 7 Matches, 6 Goals,3 Assists
- Season 18-19 PSG: 2 Matches, 3 Goals, 1 Assist
So Far Neymar Jr appeared in 49 matches in Uefa Champions League and registered 30 Goals, 22 Assists. No doubt Neymar Jr will make more Records in the upcoming years.