Neymar’s moment of reckoning in Champions League

But in terms of the intense lights of European soccer’s greatest stage — the Champions League — he is trapped in a perpetual cycle of repetition.

A one-time winner, sure — however for some ably assisted by his supremely expert South American counterparts

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez — within the as soon as famed ‘MSN’ triumvirate at Barcelona.

On two occasions misfortune has conspired to subvert the Brazilian prodigy’s probabilities of grabbing the competitors by the scruff of the neck within the crimson and blue colours of Paris Saint-Germain.

So right here we’re in 2020. Is it third time fortunate? Is that this Neymar’s second of fact?

Three video games now stand between the ‘Crimson Tablet’ of European enlightenment or the ‘Blue Tablet’ of one other footnote within the 28-year-old’s lengthening Wikipedia web page

That is the 12 months that he can actually redeem himself […] These three video games can change the whole lot

I do not imagine he’ll have one other alternative like this one,” Brazilian soccer journalist Fernando Kallás tells CNN Sport.