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When the numbers lie: Neymar may well become Brazil's all-time top scorer - but will NEVER be remembered like Pele & Ronaldo

9 days ago   |   By RT

Only Pele stands ahead of Neymar in Brazil's goalscoring charts after he overtook Ronaldo on Tuesday, but even if he earns the record he won't be revered like the two legends even if he helps the Selecao win the FIFA World Cup.
Neymar scored three times to help Brazil beat Peru 4-2 in their 2022 World Cup qualifier this week.
It wasn't the most memorable hattrick in football history or even his Brazil career - it was comprised of two penalties and a tap-in - but in doing so he moved to 64 goals for his national side.
After the match he paid tribute to Ronaldo, who scored 62 times for the...
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