“I joined Paris Saint-Germain to achieve new challenges.”- Neymar/ Twitter

Injured Neymar has emerged as France’s player of the year at an awards ceremony in Paris, in spite of missing the last three months of Paris Saint-Germain’s campaign this season.

The Brazilian beat club team-mates Edinson Cavani, Kylian Mbappe and Marseille’s Florian Thauvin to the award.

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He netted 19 goals in 20 league games for the Paris club before suffering a foot injury in February.