Neymar – A quick recap of La Liga 2014-15
The transfer of Neymar to Barcelona involved controversy. When was made official on May 25, 2013, the reported value of trading was 57 million euros. But the total value of the transaction may have been between 86 million to 95 million euros.
The announcement put an end to a months of speculation about the possible departure of player Santos. The Real Madrid even made a superior proposal to the rival Catalans and believed he could negotiate with the club Brazil. But Neymar was already committed to the club since November 2011, even before the dispute of the FIFA Club World Championship that year. A vice-president of Barcelona confirmed that the player has received EUR 10 million in advance. And if the Agreement were not fulfilled by either party, there was an indemnity to that. Neymar performance in la liga and other competition was needed by both clubs but it was Barcelona which scored this time.
Barcelona paid a huge amount for the transfer of Brazilian born Neymar jr but he paid Catalans back with excellent performance in 2014/15 season. Especially Neymar performance in La liga 2014/15 was vital for Catalans to mark the point at top. Messi, Neymar and Saurez trio made a history by scoring 79 goals in one season of La liga, in which 22 was the contribution of Neymar jr.
Neymar returned to the field after spinal injury during the World Cup, a friendly between Barcelona and León Mexico, match in which he scored two goals and helped rout of 6×0. On September 13, 2014 scored two goals in Barcelona’s victory over Athletic Bilbao by 2-0. After a much emotion involved performance in the derby against Real Madrid, Neymar scored twice in the 3-0 win in front of Celta. In their first game after the injury in the World Cup, Neymar scored two beautiful goals and one heel in the rout by 6-0 in León, in a match valid for the Trophy Joan Gamper. In a combat against Athletic Bilbao Brazilian striker was decisive after entering the second half and scoring both goals in the victory by 2-0.
Neymar scored a hat-trick in La Liga in the triumph by 6-0 before the Granada game also marked the milestone of 400 career goals from Argentine Lionel Messi. On March 9, in a match against the Royal Society for the 36th round of La Liga, the shirt 11 reached the mark of 50 goals with the Catalans shirt, he scored the second of the game, which ended in 2-0 in favor of Barca at Camp Nou. In last game of the season Catalans won 1-0 at Calderon, and crowned the title.
Over all Neymar performance in La liga 2014/15 was with the stats of