Neymar moved to within three goals of Pele's all-time national scoring record.
Messi earned $130 million, a figure which includes $55 million of endorsements, during the 12-month period ended May 1, 2022, to sit atop the list of the 10 highest-paid athletes a year after finishing second to Irish MMA fighter Conor McGregor.
Kuwait-based Shahzad Mohammed Rafi, 17, is one of the seven freestyle footballers selected to the '2021 Red Bull Neymar Jr's Five World Final' via Instagram entries from the world over.
The result means Brazil are the first team in the tournament to win both their first games, and immediately go to the top of Group B.
The clean sheet was Brazil’s fifth in their six games and they are off to their best start to a World Cup qualifying campaign since 1969, when they also won their first six games.
Brazil maintained their perfect record and stayed top of the South American qualifying group for Qatar 2022.
Neymar hit back at the sportswear maker, saying the company's statement that it terminated an endorsement deal because he refused to cooperate with an investigation into the alleged sexual assault of a Nike employee.
The statements follow a Wall Street Journal report about the investigation. Nike had previously not publicly given a reason for terminating the deal.
Neymar bagged a hat-trick as Paris St Germain topped Group H with a 5-1 home victory over Istanbul Basaksehir on Wednesday, a day after the game was suspended amid an alleged racist incident.
United, PSG and RB Leipzig all on nine points heading into next week's final round of games in which the English side go to the German club and the French champions host Istanbul Basaksehir.