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Neymar is only the second player ever to receive a 10/10 match rating from L’Equipe

The Brazilian scored four goals and provided two assists as PSG demolished Dijon 8-0

Neymar is going to be the next player to win the Ballon d’Or after Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo give up the trophy.

The Brazilian icon took football a new level at the Parc des Prince last night, scoring four goals and providing two assists in a world class display.

PSG recorded their biggest ever win in front of their home crowd as they bulldozer’d Dijon 8-0.


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If anyone wants the match ball it will be at Neymars house

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If anyone wants the match ball it will be at Neymars house

Neymar’s performance basically broke the internet with swathes of Twitter demanding he be elevated to GOAT status immediately.

They all had a fair point as Paris’ maestro showed the footballing world that he plays the game on a different level to mere mortals.

Even the notoriously critical French magazine L’Equipe couldn’t help but award the Brazilian a perfect 10 for his stellar performance.

“Do you want to take it instead Edinson? I’ve already scored three. HAHA JK NO WAY.”

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“Do you want to take it instead Edinson? I’ve already scored three. HAHA JK NO WAY.”

It was only the second time in the history of the magazine That they had awarded top marks for a virtuouso Ligue 1 display.

the Brazil captain scored his first PSG hat trick and added a late penalty to leave Dijon licking their wounds.

Neymar set up a goal for Angel Di Maria in the 15th minute making him the first player in Europe to provide 10 assists.

He added another to his tally when he rolled a through ball for Kylian Mbappe to power home for the team’s seventh goal.


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L’Equipe rightly had Neymar as the best player on the pitch last night

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L’Equipe rightly had Neymar as the best player on the pitch last night

Neymar = defender magnet

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Neymar = defender magnet

Before 2014 L’Equipe had never awarded anyone a 10 for a league performance.

Then Neymar’s fellow Brazilian Carlos Eduardo finally reached the holy land for his performance in Nice’s 7-2 win against Guingamp four years ago.

Eduardo scored five in that game pretty much forcing L’Equipe’s hand – the season after he moved to Saudi Arabian side Al-Hilal.

TFW none of your team mates are as good as you

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TFW none of your team mates are as good as you

When Neymar traded in Barcelona for Paris in the summer the world was shocked.

Not only was it a surprise to see any player in their prime leave Barca for Paris, La Liga for Ligue 1, but the Parisians also paid a world record £200million fee for the 25-year-old’s services.

Whether you like PSG and Neymar or not, there is no better sight than top players performing to their absolute peak.

Bring on the World Cup.


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