Neymar Junior set another Champions League record in PSG’s 5-1 win over Istanbul Basaksehir on Wednesday night.
The game had to be delayed for more than 24 hours after it had been cancelled following racists allegations by on Tuesday night.
When the game resumed, Neymar helped himself to a hat-trick inside an hour at the Parc des Princes with the goals carving the Brazilian a little spot of competition history.
With the goals, Neymar became the first player in the history of the European Cup/Champions League to score 20 goals for two different teams (Barcelona and PSG).
65 - 🇧🇷 Neymar in the Champions League:— OptaJean (@OptaJean) December 9, 2020
Involved in 65 goals in 65 games
3rd hat-trick in the UCL, only Messi and C. Ronaldo have more (8)
Paris' 2nd best scorer in the competition (behind Cavani, level with Ibrahimovic)
20/20 - Neymar is the first player in the history of the European Cup/Champions League to score 20 goals for two different teams (Barcelona and PSG). Vision. pic.twitter.com/dV75pUE6jC— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) December 9, 2020