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Neymar Surpasses Ronaldo’s record to become Brazil’s second-highest goalscorer.

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Neymar surpasses Ronaldo's goal record for Brazil

Neymar became Brazil’s second-highest goal scorer as he netted a hat trick in Brazil 4-2 victory over Peru in the 2022 World Cup qualifier.

Brazil forward Neymar  Jr. netted a hat trick, two from the penalty spot, and a stoppage-time goal as Brazil trump Peru 4-2 in the 2022 World Cup qualifier, maintaining 100 percent in the Campaign.

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Everton’s forward Ricarlison was also on target for Brazil as they bounced back twice to win a ten-man per side.

The 28-year-old now has 64 goals for his country while Pele has 77 and Ronaldo on 62, with time on the side of the Paris Saint-Germain star player.

Legendary Brazilian goalkeeper Taffarel believes Neymar is a ‘superstar’ talent who will also help the country win their first World Cup since 2002.

He told the official FIFA website in August: “[Neymar is] a great player. He plays the game in a beautiful way. He’s an incredible dribbler, sets up goals, scores fantastic goals.

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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.

“I cheered a lot for Paris [in the Champions League final] because of the Brazilians who play there. I really wanted Neymar to win this Champions League and, consequently, The Best FIFA [Men’s Player] award.

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The Former Barcelona star tested positive for coronavirus in late September but recovered in time for the PSG game against Marseille in the league 1.

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