Brazil ahead, Neymar, has reached out to his fellow compatriot, Ronaldo De Lima with a cultured message after he surpassed the legendary striker on Brazil’s all-time objective scoring record.
DAILY POST remembers that Neymar scored a hat-trick as Brazil defeated Peru 4-2 in a 2022 World Cup qualifier in Lima on Tuesday.
The three targets moved the Paris Saint-Germain star into second place in his nation’s all-time objective scoring record forward of Ronaldo however behind Pele.
Neymar now has 64 targets in 103 video games for Brazil nationwide workforce, two away from Ronaldo’s tally of 62 targets in 98 video games, whereas Pele has 77 targets in 92 video games.
Reacting, Neymar in a tweet by way of his Twitter deal with on Tuesday evening, paid tribute to Ronaldo after the match.
“All my respect for you PHENOMENON,” Neymar tweeted alongside an image of Ronaldo celebrating in Brazil’s jersey.
In the meantime, Brazil head coach, Tite, hailed Neymar’s unimaginable feat at his post-match press convention and declared that the 28-year-old attacker continues to enhance with age.
“Every historic second of the nationwide workforce, every era, has its personal worth,” Tite mentioned.
“It has Ronaldo, a rare phenomenon. There have been Rivaldo, Romario, Bebeto. Every had their instances. It’s unfair to make comparisons between them.
“What I can say is that Neymar has this unpredictability. He’s a bow and arrow.
“He’s the participant for the help and the end too, and he will get higher and higher and with an rising diploma of maturity.”