Edison Cavani breaks record as PSG thrusts Montpellier

Edison Cavani scored his 157th goal for PSG to finally break Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s record of 156 goals and became the champion elect’s all-time top scorer.

PSG walked over Montpellier with four goals as they registered their 19th win of the season with goals coming from Edison Cavani 11’, Neymar 40’, 82’, and Angel Dimaria 70’.

Neymar Jr grabbed a brace

The Uruguay International desired to write history in the previous fixture against Dijon before the 2-1 defeat to Lyon but was denied by Neymar who assumed responsibility of taking the penalty, a thing that went wrong with fans.

Neymar is thought to be selfish by fans but this picture shows Cavani still embraces him

Nevertheless, the 30 year old forward, in his 229 appearance for the club in all competitions finally accomplished his dream as he scored the opener before Neymar Jr doubled the lead from a spot kick.

Angel Dimaria made it three as the former Barcelona player scored the fourth eight minutes to full time.

Dimaria celebrates with mates. The Argentina International has seen the net quite often this season

Cavani who joined the Ligue one table leaders from Napoli for a fee of £55m in July 2013 during his speech as his efforts were recognized and awarded was grateful for the land mark and thanked the fans and the club.

Cavani has also enjoyed the ongoing season as he has registered his name on the score sheet 27 times in 31 appearances.

Edison Cavani waves to the crowd after speech