Neymar and PSG new signing Lee Kang-in have turn PSG training sessions into fun moments with their new-found bromance which has got tongues wagging.
Since arriving at Parc des Princes from Mallorca this summer, Lee Kang-in and Neymar have found not just a teammate but a playmate and close pal in each other.
The pair have made headlines with their humorous antics both on the bench and during PSG training sessions.
But it appears he has apparently found a rewarding companion in Lee Kang-in. The bromance between the two players has taken center stage on PSG training grounds.
They have been spotted joking and messing around with each other in humorous scenes to the excitement of fans.
In one footage, Neymar was spotted on the bench with Lee Kang-in taking their bromance to another level. Neymar playfully rustled Lee Kang-in’s hair until the latter feels uncomfortable with it and flung off his hands as Neymar bursts into laughter.
In another footage, Neymar walked up to Lee Kang-in while the players were on a warm up and grabbed his hands and waved it to the fans.
Lee Kang-in seemed reluctant to open his hands at first but later acquiesced, opening his hands while Neymar wriggles it to wave to the fans.
The gesture was greeted with an applause by the excited fans who seemed enraptured by the hilarious scene between Neymar and the new boy from South Korea.
While Neymar seems to be the major actor in the jokes and fun moments with Lee Kang-in, the South Korean was also spotted initiating the first move when he walked up to Neymar in a training session and grabbed his two arms from the back before playfully kicking him.
The bromance between the two players seems to have caught the fancy of football fans around the world.
A fan wrote, “Neymar is such a great social friend.”
Another fan wrote, “He helps him adjust.”
Another added, “I love seeing this man laugh.”
Another said, “Neymar is a typical definition of “boys will be boys.”
Neymar’s bromance with Lee Kang-in is a pleasant departure from Neymar’s torrid career at PSG of recent which has been mired with injuries. The scenes also offer a slight break from the boiling conflict between PSG and Kylian Mbappe.
Neymar will be the only player remaining in PSG’s defunct attacking trio but it appears, the 33-year-old is already set to move on with his PSG career, especially with his new found friendship with Lee Kang-in.
Who is Lee Kang-in?
Lee Kang-in, 22, is a South Korean professional footballer. Kang-in plays as attacking midfielder for PSG. He joined the club this summer from La Liga side Mallorca for €22m transfer fee, signing a five-year contract till 2028. He is yet to make an appearance for PSG.