Neymar Jr becomes the 6th highest goal scorer for Barcelona in UCL
Neymar Jr becomes the 6th highest goal scorer of all time for Barcelona in Champion League after scoring couple of goals against BATE Borisov. The player got past Ronaldinho who had scored 14 goals in 35 matches for Barcelona in Champion League. Neymar Jr also got past Hristo Stoichkov and Pedro Rodriguez. Both had scored 15 goals in 30 and 61 matches respectively. Neymar Jr becomes the 6th highest goal scorer for Barcelona in only 26 matches.
The player has scored 16 goals in 26 matches, giving him a goal scoring ratio of 0.6 goals per match. Neymar Jr. has been fantastic ever since joining Barcelona. The player scored 10 goals in last years Champions League. He was the joint top scorer along with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Neymar Jr. has had a slow start to this years Champions League campaign. Despite amazing performances, the player registered his first goal in the 4th match of the campaign in the home fixture against BATE Borisov. Neymar Jr. scored 2 goals against the visitors and with these two goals Neymar Jr becomes the 6th highest goal scorer for Barcelona.
Neymar’s next target would be to get past Samuel Eto who scored 18 goals for Barcelona and is the 5th highest goal scorer for the club. Luis Enrique is at number 4 with 20 goals. Kluivert at number 3 with 21 goals and Rivaldo at number 2 with 25 goals. It seems like the way Neymar Jr is going, he will be able to get past these players easily. However it will be a tough task to get past Lionel Messi who has so far scored 77 goals in Champions League during his career at Barcelona and many more are expected to come from him. Neymar Jr. currently is on track to become one of the finest players ever to play for Barcelona.