The Brazil star has been a natural in the professional game…
Barcelona star Neymar is on course to score more goals than both teammate Lionel Messi and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
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The striker has managed to score 205 goals in his first five years as a professional footballer. His Argentine teammate only managed 125, while his Portuguese rival only had 118 in his first five years.
If the 22-year-old is able to continue this he will eclipse both of the megastars goalscoring records by the end of his career. He is also set to break Pele’s goals record for Brazil after scoring twice against Turkey on Wednesday night.
Neymar has scored 42 times for his country, while the current record holder had 77 across his career.
This image looks pretty good for Neymar fans…
STAT: Neymar (205) has more goals in his first five years as a pro than Messi (125) and Ronaldo (118). pic.twitter.com/T6OznU0p3J
— Eurosport.com (@EurosportCom_EN) November 13, 2014