Neymar becomes eighth player to win both Libertadores and Champions League

08/06/2015 1:21 PM

 

The 23-year-old wrote his name into the history books on Saturday, becoming just the eighth player to claim club football’s top prizes on the two continents.
He hit the final goal of the game in Berlin on Saturday as his Barcelona beat Juventus 3-1 to complete a historic treble. And with that strike, he became the eighth player, and fifth Brazilian, in the game’s history to boast winning medals from South America and Europe’s premier club competitions. The other players to win both the competitions are Dida, Cafú, Pablo Sorín, Roque Júnior, Walter Samuel, Ronaldinho and Carlos Tévez.

The 23-year-old wrote his name into the history books on Saturday, becoming just the eighth player to claim club football’s top prizes on the two continents.

He hit the final goal of the game in Berlin on Saturday as his Barcelona beat Juventus 3-1 to complete a historic treble. And with that strike, he became the eighth player, and fifth Brazilian, in the game’s history to boast winning medals from South America and Europe’s premier club competitions. The other players to win both the competitions are Dida, Cafú, Pablo Sorín, Roque Júnior, Walter Samuel, Ronaldinho and Carlos Tévez.

 

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