Neymar has scored six goals during the World Cup. He is more efficient than Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in the same number of goals.
Neymar contributed one goal as Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 at Samara Arena on Monday (2/7/2018, in the 16th round of the 2018 World Cup). It became Neymar’s sixth goal and first in the knock-out phase during World Cup appearances since 2014 .
Neymar’s goal account at the World Cup began to open in the debut match. The Paris Saint-Germain star scored twice against Croatia on 12 June 2014 when Brazil won 3-1.
Two goals back he prints when Brazil beat Cameroon 4-1 on June 23, 2014 in the last group phase fight. After that, no more goals are printed Neymar on knock-out phase.
Neymar enlarge his goalscoring account at the World Cup on 22 June 2018. The former Barcelona striker scored one goal as his side beat Costa Rica 2-0.
Of the six goals scored in the World Cup, Neymar got it after releasing 38 shots in nine games. He is more efficient than Messi and Ronaldo.
Messi has collected six goals since the 2006 World Cup until 2018. Six goals obtained from removing 67 shots in 19 matches for Argentina.
Meanwhile, Ronaldo has scored seven goals in the World Cup since first appearing in the 2006 edition. Ronaldo got the sixth after breaking 74 shots in the 15th game, which is when Portugal are 3-3 with Spain on July 15, 2018.
Messi and Ronaldo are equally unable to match the achievements of Neymar in the World Cup, which scored in the knock-out phase. The record will not be chased by Messi and Ronaldo considering the Argentian and Portugal have been marginalized.