Neymar Jr overtakes Ronaldo after scoring against BATE Borisov
On Wedensday Neymar Jr finaly scored his first goal of this Champion league. The player has been phenomenal during the 4 matches that he has played this year in Champions League but he was not able to score in the first three matches. However, in the 4th match which was against BATE Borisov Neymar jr. scored not one but two goals and also provided an assist.
These two goals were not only important for giving Barcelona a comfortable win over BATE Borisov to secure the first positon in the group but it also meant that Neymar Jr. overtakes his childhood hero Ronaldo Nazario. His childhood hero, former Brazilian striker Ronaldo Nazario had scored a total of 14 Champions League goals in his career. 1 of the goals of Ronaldo Nazario was for Inter while other 13 were for Real Madrid.
Neymar Jr overtakes Ronaldo Nazario by scoring couple of goals against BATE Borisov. The striker was at 14 goals before the match and after scoring his first goal he has gone past the Brazilian Ronaldo. Neymar Jr. now has 16 goals in Champions League. The player scored only 2 goals in the season 2013/14. But he was the joint top scorer of Champion League in the season 2014/15 when he scored 10 goals. This season Neymar Jr. has scored 2 goals and it is likely that the player will score many Champion League goals in the future.
Neymar Jr. has been excellent after his arrival in Europe. The player was signed by Barcelona in May 2013 and since then he has gone from strength to strength. Last season was the best season of Neymar Jr. when he scored a total of 39 goals in all competitions. The player has been phenomenal this season as well and it would not be a surprise to have such news as Neymar Jr overtakes many other players in goals.