In Brazil, Neymar Broke Pele’s Record.
With his incredible strike against Croatia in the quarterfinals of the World Cup, the famed Brazilian star Neymar tied Pele for the record of highest scorer in Brazil’s history with 77 goals. Pele held the record for the longest scoring streak in Brazil’s history.
Neymar impressed Croatian players
The goal scored by Neymar, who is the captain of the Brazilian national team, shifted the focus of the game away from Croatia. Neymar not only penetrated the penalty area, startling the Croatian players and goalkeeper Levkovic, but he also brought the ball into the net after defeating Levkovic.
Neymar repeated Pele’s record
The record of Pele, the top scorer of the Brazilian national team with 77 goals, equaled Neymar. Neymar caught up with the legend, scoring 77 goals. Neymar greeted the legend in his hospital bed, noting Pele’s goal with joy.