Obviously eagerly awaited since his comments on his discomfort, Neymar delivered a recital against Uruguay with a goal and two assists. Enough to allow Brazil to win 4-1.
Brazil resumed its march forward. Four days after a disappointing draw in Colombia (0-0) after nine straight wins in the qualifiers, the Seleçao indeed offered a recital against Uruguay. Guided by an inspired Neymar, the Brazilians indeed won 4-1 and got a little closer to Qatar.
Neymar was particularly expected. The fault in particular in his remarks at the microphone of DAZN, Sunday, which also made blow a wind of panic in Brazil. ” I think it will be my last World Cup. I see it as my last World Cup. I don’t know if I will still have the mental strength to manage my life as a footballer “, He warned. His last performances, whether with the Seleçao and the PSG, were part of the general concern.
A double for Rapinha
But the shock against Uruguay allowed the Parisian n ° 10 to reassure his world. And quick. Ten minutes were enough for him to open the mark and register his 70e goal with Brazil, thus approaching a little more the legendary record of Pelé, author of 77 goals with the Seleçao. A sumptuous goal after cushioning the chest on an opening from Fred, feigned to erase the goalkeeper and struck cross at the back of the net. The Sao Paulo native also added two assists to his collection. Enough to make him the best passer in the history of South American qualifications with now 15 assists and allow Brazil to win 4-1 against Celeste.
If Neymar was at the party, Rapinha, author of a double, was not left out. Thanks to this victory, Brazil also clinched their 28e undefeated match in the World Cup qualifiers and is only three units from its record in the matter.