Football

Neymar scoops Brazilian Golden Boot again

Published 1 Comments

Football News
24/7

Brazilian superstar Neymar scooped another prestigious award in his homeland, claiming the Golden Boot for a second time in his career.

The Santos sensation has scored 43 goals in all competitions over the past 12 months, including 20 in the Sao Paulo State Championship, eight in the Copa Libertadores, 14 in the Brazilian League and one in the Supercup.

A 27-cap international at the age of just 20, Neymar was also awarded the best striker award in the Brazilian Championship earlier in the month, making it a very merry Christmas for the Olympic Silver medallist.

Neymar also scooped the award in 2010, notching 42 goals in another successful campaign two years ago.

In other award news, Neymar is once again in contention to claim the FIFA Puskas Award, with Radamel Falcao and Miroslav Stoch his competition this time around.

Neymar scooped the award last year, beating Barcelona sensation Lionel Messi and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney to the award for his brilliant solo effort against Flamengo.

Check out the video of his Top Ten goals in 2012 below, and let us know which you think is the best...

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Internationals
Football

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again