The numbers of Neymar Jr in 10 years of Brazilian National Team
Even outside the pitch due to the treatment in the fifth metatarsal injury of the right foot, Neymar Jr owns positive numbers also when the subject is National Team. The striker played 96 official matches with the Brazilian Team.
Neymar Jr has scored 60 goals and is the third-highest scorer in history with the yellow jersey behind Pele (77) and Ronaldo (62). The average goals of the striker is 0.63 goals per game.
With him in the pitch, the team won 69 times, tied 18, lost 9 and scored 211 goals. There were also 41 assists since the national team debut in August 2010, against the United States. The personality of the striker also led Tite to choose him last year as captain of the team. All in all, there are 30 games using the armband in history.
The player, however, won't face Panama on Saturday (23) in a friendly match that will be played in the city of Porto, Portugal.
As a professional athlete Neymar Jr faced the Panamanian team only once in his career. It was in June of 2014 in a friendly disputed in the Serra Dourada stadium. At that time the striker scored a goal and gave an assist. Brazil won by 4-0.
After Saturday's game, the Brazilian group continues in Europe, but embarks for Prague, where they will play a friendly against the Czech Republic on Tuesday (26).
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Neymar Jr's numbers with the Brazilian National Team:
Debut: 20/08/2010 - Brazil 2x0 United States (friendly)
Last game: 23/11/2018 - Brazil 1x0 Cameroon (friendly)
Competitions: Friendly (56), Copa America (6), Super-Classic of the Americas (5), Confederations Cup (5), World Cup (10), World Cup Qualifying (14).
Titles for the Brazilian National Team:
2016: Gold Medal - Rio 2016 Olympics
2014: Champion of the Superclassic of the Americas
2013: Confederation Cup Champion; Champion of the Superclassic of the Americas
2012: Silver Medal - London 2012 Olympics
2011: Champion of the Superclassic of the Americas