Neymar Jr received his Ligue 1 Player of the Month award

The Paris Saint-Germain striker, voted Ligue 1 Player of the Month in August in Ligue 1, received his UNFP Trophy before the capital club's 2-1 victory over Nice on Saturday, 1 October, at the Parc des Princes as Round 9 of the league campaign rolled around.

Neymar Jr, who won with 45% of the vote from TROPHEESUNFP.COM users, beat Lens striker Florian Sotoca (30%) and his club teammate Lionel Messi (25%).

With seven goals and six assists in Ligue 1 in August, the Parisian No.10 was awarded this distinction for the third time in his career after December 2017 and January 2020.