NEYMAR SHINES FOR PSG AGAINST ISTANBUL WITH IMPRESSIVE HAT-TRICK
You may hate Neymar, but the Brazilian winger is still one of the best players you can find around. The former Santos man was also a key player for Barcelona during his time at the Spanish capital, and also carries his country Brazil in major tournaments.
Ince joining Paris Saint-Germain, Neymar has always made headlines and was even reported to have almost left the Parc des, Princes, in favor of a return to the Camp Nou. However, he remained at the French Champions and has since continued to do what he does best - scoring goals and helping his team.
Neymar was in action tonight against Istanbul Basaksehir in the final group game of the UEFA Champions League and impressed with a superb hat-trick. Having shone in the previous match against Manchester United at Old Trafford, the Brazilian international took the center stage on Wednesday night as he was instrumental in the 5-1 bashing of the Turkish side.
By the end of the first half, Neymar already had a Brace to his name. When the match resumed for the second 45 minutes, he completed his most recent hat-trick with a beautifully taken solo goal.
Aside from the three goals he scored, Neymar was also involved in other goals. The hat-trick of goals came in handy, as he reached a milestone with his feat.
The PSG forward wrote his name in the history books by becoming the first and currently the only player to score up to 20 Champions League goals with two different teams in the entire history of the UEFA Champions League.
He is also one of the seven players to have scored three or more hat-tricks in the competition's history.
Neymar would be glad about his most recent achievement and will be hoping that luck shines on him and his teammates this season as they try once again to clinch the UCL title.