The Brazilian was a figure in the match against RB Leipzig and was finally able to reach the grand final of the Champions League with the Parisian team.
Paris Saint-Germain reached the end of the Champions League and he did it thanks to one of his figures: Neymar. And it is that the Brazilian was the great leader that the Parisians needed to reach that stage, something that was reflected in the victory this Tuesday by 3-0 against RB Leipzig in the semifinal.
The former Barcelona had a great performance in the match in Lisbon, and did not even have to score on the scoreboard, as he is used to doing. This time, his role was to pull the strings of his team, and from his feet the most important plays of PSG were born.
Thomas Tuchel’s second goal was the clearest proof of his quality: after a robbery at the start, he gave a cue pass in the air for Ángel Di María, who defined left-handed before the goalkeeper came out.
With that assist, Neymar has reached 24 passes-goals in the Champions League since his first game in September 2013, more than any other player in that span.
24 – Neymar has delivered 24 assists in the Champions League since his first game in September 2013 – at least 4 more than any other player in the competition over this period (Cristiano Ronaldo – 20). Generous. pic.twitter.com/rLcJNfP4Mk
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