Neymar: Brazilian star names Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as his football idols

Neymar: Brazilian star names Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as his football idols

- Neymar has declared that his two football idols are Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

- The Brazilian PSG forward is often rated as the football heir to Messi-Ronaldo throne

- Neymar said he would be happy should he have the chance to take some of Ronaldo and Messi games

Brazilian superstar, Neymar Jr, has expressed strong admiration for both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, saying the two powerful footies are "my idols."

The PSG forward, 28, is considered the leading light of football's next generation and there are debate he would also take the Ballon d'Or diadem from the Argentine and the Portuguese who are diving towards their twilight days.

Meanwhile, Neymar played with Messi at Barcelona before sealing a world-record move to Paris Saint Germain in 2018 in search of new challenges and verdant field of promise.

While also in Spain, the Selecao star shared the pitch with Ronaldo, albeit on the other side when the Portuguese was playing for Real Madrid, with Neymar adding some sauces to Messi-Ronaldo rivalry.

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The Brazilain forward, who celebrated his 28th birthday with an expensive all-white bash in Paris, has now heaped praises on both players for their contribution to football.

Speaking with Goal.com, Neymar jokingly said he would be a happy man should there be a chance claim some of their games as his.

“Both Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are my idols," the Brazilain frantically expressed his admiration.

"If I could take some of each of their games and make them mine, I would be very happy.”

Neymar rose to football apex at Camp Nou while playing the second fiddle role to Messi before departing for French capital for a mind-boggling $263 million and reputed weekly salary of $653,000.

The Brazilian missed PSG's clash against Nantes due to injury scare hours after organising a lavish bash for himself and friends.

The party was also attended by top stars including Edison Cavani, Veratti and Angel di Maria.

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported that Neymar Jr seems to have chosen the club he will hand his boots after agreeing to join David Beckham's Inter Miami in the next ten years.

The Brazilian attacker who remains the world's most expensive player recently turned 28, and he celebrated the special day with friends and family around.

PSG the forward in a sensational move from Barcelona in 2017, and he has been phenomenal for the Parisians since then.

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Source: Legit.ng

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