Paris Saint-Germain really needed Neymar to step up in their Champions League last-16 second leg tie against Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday.
The Parisians went into the game in serious danger of elimination from the competition after losing 2-1 in Germany.
To make matters even worse, Kylian Mbappe was missing from the starting line-up after suffering with an illness in the build-up to the game.
That meant Neymar had to be at his best. And it was the Brazilian who managed to break the deadlock.
Angel Di Maria swung in a corner and Neymar produced a superb diving header to give PSG the lead.
He was clearly fired up and he went to celebrate the goal with the PSG bench.
But, after the celebrations had died down, Neymar then sat down and decided to imitate Erling Haaland’s famous goal celebration.
You can view his goal below:
It’s unknown whether Haaland saw what Neymar was doing but you can’t imagine him being best pleased if he did.
Neymar may live to regret that decision come the end of the night.
Haaland has been scoring goals in the Champions League for fun this season and it wouldn’t be a surprise if he notched another before the end of the night.
PSG managed to double their advantage just before half-time when Juan Bernat found the back of the net.
Thomas Tuchel’s side are now in pole position to progress to the quarter-finals of the competition.
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