Neymar joins Ronaldinho & Zlatan in exclusive goalscoring club

ShareClose Comments
The trio are the only players since the turn of the century to score goals in both the Classique and the Clasico

Neymar is set for a number of new experiences during his debut campaign at Paris Saint-Germain, and Sunday was no different.

The world-record summer signing took part in his first ever Classique as the Ligue 1 leaders travelled to Stade Velodrome to take on bitter rivals Marseille.

PSG 17/4 favourite to win the Champions League

And despite fellow Brazilian Luiz Gustavo opening the scoring for the home side, it did not take long for Neymar to get in on the action as he equalised after 33 minutes.

In doing so, the former Barcelona forward has become just the third player since the turn of the century to score in both the Classique in France and the Clasico in Spain.

Article continues below

He joins Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Ronaldinho in the exclusive club, with both having also completed the feat while playing for Barca and PSG.

As entertainers go, it is not bad company to be keeping, and Neymar will be hopeful to keep breaking new ground as the campaign wears on.

Next article:
Areola admits concerns over Neymar ahead of PSG-Madrid clash
Next article:
Klopp tells in-form Liverpool to 'stay angry'
Next article:
Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Man United and Chelsea chase Alisson
Next article:
'I played the ball' - Sarr insists he is not responsible for Neymar injury
Next article:
Hat-trick hero Griezmann dreaming big in Atleti's title bid