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Neymar breaks Ronaldo’s goal-scoring record


Neymar breaks Ronaldo’s goal-scoring record

Paris St-Germain striker, Neymar Jr has broken the well recognized Ronaldo’s goal-scoring record.

Neymar who has made a great move netted a hat-trick as Brazil defeated Peru 4-2 in a 2022 World Cup qualifier in Lima on Tuesday

The hat-trick moved Neymar into second place in his country’s all-time goal-scoring list ahead of Ronaldo De Lima but behind Pele.

Before Brazil pull out with great energy, It was the hosts who was taking the lead in the 6th minute through Andre Carrillo, who volleyed in from outside the box.

But the Brazilian star, Neymar who was fouled in the 28th minute stepped up to equalized from the penalty spot after the foul.

Peru were in front again after 59 minutes, only for Richarlison to level scores five minutes later.

Peru have never for once beaten Brazil in a World Cup qualifier and this one again counts another loose.

Neymar put Brazil ahead with another penalty with seven minutes left and after Carlos Zambrano was sent off, he scored his 64th international goal when he stabbed home in injury time to make it 4-2.

Only Pele, with 77 goals, has scored more goals for Brazil than Neymar.

Brazil top the South American qualifying group with six points from two games.

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