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Who is Neymar's perfect footballer? Is it Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe or anyone else?

Neymar is a prolific Brazilian striker who greatly impacts playing for Paris Saint-Germain. He has played alongside Lionel Messi in Barcelona and seemingly admires Cristiano Ronaldo, along with his PSG teammate Kylian Mbappe.

Who is Neymar's perfect footballer? Is it Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe or anyone else?-ayh
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Paris, First Published May 21, 2021, 12:57 PM IST

Prolific Brazilian striker Neymar is one of the modern-day sensational footballers compared to current greats Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. He plays for French champion Paris Saint-Germain and has a great stint in the French capital.

Neymar rose to massive fame while playing in La Liga, as he featured alongside Messi for Barcelona. He has also had a healthy competition with Cristiano Ronaldo during the latter’s stint with Real Madrid, while he is presently nailing it alongside Kylian Mbappe in PSG.

Who is Neymar's perfect footballer? Is it Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe or anyone else?-ayh

Meanwhile, Neymar was asked about who he would consider the perfect player of the sport. Interestingly, it not just happens to be one, as he has clubbed together the skills of some of the great footballers to create a perfect one.

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“Oh man…the perfect player?! I can consider myself good. I think the physicality of Cristiano Ronaldo, Ibrahimovic’s elasticity, the heading game of Sergio Ramos, Mbappe’s speed, left leg of Messi, my right foot, Lewandowski’s positioning, the tackling of Kante and the creativity in the midfield of Verratti,” he said ahead of Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five, reports Goal.

Who is Neymar's perfect footballer? Is it Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe or anyone else?-ayh

Also, speaking on the plans for the upcoming season, Neymar said that he wishes to win everything he takes part in, including the Olympics. “My plans for this year are to win every competition that I’ll take part in. I’m not sure if I will be playing in the Olympic Games, but I know I love to win and I want to play in as many competitions as possible. Let’s see what happens,” he added.

On being asked to name a few standout Brazilians in the coming years, Neymar mentioned a few interesting names. “Gabriel Menino... there’s also Caio Jorge from Santos FC, he’s very talented. I also like Gerson from Flamengo very much. Gabigol can do a great job in Europe also. So many other players, but these four names are the main Brazilian players nowadays and they should play in Europe,” he concluded.

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