Neymar Jr has surpassed Ronaldo to become the second-highest goal scorer for Brazil. He scored three goals against Peru in the Qualifier match of 2022 FIFA world cup which helped Brazilian side won the match by 4-2 on Tuesday evening.
As of now, Neymar has now scored 64 international goals for country in played 104 games, two more than star footballer Ronaldo who had scored 62 goals in 98 matches for Brazil.
Now Neymar will be targeting top spot which is acquired by legendary striker Pele who net 77 goals for Brazil.
In August, legendary Brazil goalkeeper Tafarrel had termed Neymar as a superstar. In an interview to FIFA.com, he had said of the Paris Saint Germain striker: “A great player. He plays the game in a beautiful way. He’s an incredible dribbler, sets up goals, scores fantastic goals.”
“He’s very important for us. We really hope he can be at his best and help Brazil win another World Cup. He’s a superstar,” Tafarrel added.