Brazilian sensation Neymar scored his first league goal for Barcelona during Tuesday night's emphatic 4-1 win over Real Sociedad at the Camp Nou.
21-year-old Neymar, who joined the La Liga champions from Santos for a fee believed to be in the region of £48.6 million earlier this summer, had begun to receive criticism from some members of the club's support after only finding the net on one previous occasion so far this season - in August's Super Cup encounter against Atletico Madrid.
The Sao Paolo-born prodigy will be breathing an almighty sigh of relief tonight, however, after he managed to score the opener against Jagoba Arrasate's outfit on what was an exceedingly comfortable evening for the home side.
It wasn't the prettiest of finishes from Neymar who stumbled over a cross from Chilean trickster Alexei Sanchez, but, as the old cliche says, they certainly all count.
Argentine star Lionel Messi extended Barca's lead just three minutes later, with midfielder Sergio Busquets subsequently putting the result beyond any doubt with a third for Gerardo Martino's men after 22 minutes.
The visitors briefly threatened the unlikeliest of comebacks after Alberto de la Bella grabbed a consolation goal shortly after the hour mark, but Barca's three-goal lead was restored on 76 minutes thanks to an effort from Marc Bartra.
Barcelona, who return to action away to struggling Almeria on Saturday evening, remain top of the league as they seek to defend their championship crown.
Watch footage of Neymar's first La Liga goal above.
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