‘What Lionel Messi Did For Me’- Neymar Says

PSG star, Neymar, has uncovered how previous teammate, Lionel Messi, was there for him amid his initial days at Barcelona.

The two South American stars had a cozy relationship amid their opportunity together at Barcelona.

Neymar joined Barcelona in 2013 after the Catalan concurred a detailed £48.6m manage Brazilian club, Santos.

The Brazilian played in a front three close by Messi and Luis Suarez.

Neymar, however, struggled in his first week at Barcelona.

He said Messi was there to give him some advice.

Neymar said, “He [ Lionel Messi] saw that I was half crying because I had not done a good first time.

“Messi saw that I was sad and started talking to me. ‘You have to be you. Play your football and do not be intimidated’.

“Like it or not, playing with so many stars takes you back. It gives you a bit of shame.

“After talking with him I started to let go, to show my football and to have confidence.

“It was when I relaxed, I found happiness and started a very big friendship.”

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