Neymar has played with a lot of players throughout his football career and has also seen and watched others play, and has rated some of the stars he has played with both as teammates and opponents.
In the first seven games of the 2022–2023 season, Neymar has scored eight goals. As a result, he currently holds the top scoring spot in Ligue 1. Fifty-three percent of Neymar’s shots result in goals.
Junior Neymar has six assists through seven games in the 2022–2023 season. With these numbers, he is ranked second in Ligue 1 overall. Additionally, he has 20 opportunities produced in total. With these numbers, he is ranked second in Ligue 1 overall.
He plays for Paris Saint-Germain as a left winger. Based on the 1vs1 Index of Paris Saint-Germain, Neymar is now the team’s best player so far this season.
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, better known as Neymar, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays forward for both the Brazil national team and Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain.
He was born on February 5, 1992. Being able to play as a winger, center striker, second striker, or occasionally as an offensive midfielder, he is regarded as a versatile player.
He is recognized as one of the top players in the world because he is a prolific goal scorer and well-known playmaker. Neymar is one of three players to score at least 100 goals for three separate clubs.
What did Neymar say about Lionel Messi?
Neymar has had the opportunity to play with Lionel Messi not just at PSG – which they’re currently enjoying a spell of success and partnership, but the Brazilian has also enjoyed the same with the 7-time Ballon d’Or winner at Barcelona.
Neymar insists that Messi is a genius with how he handles the ball from all angles, be it dictating the game, scoring, or even assisting his teammates to finish up the game.
Haven played alongside the Argentine, he is in the best possible position to make such claims and some section of soccer fans would agree with him.
What does he think about Cristiano Ronaldo?
Despite not playing alongside the 5-time Ballon d’Or winner, Neymar feels Ronaldo is also a genius same as his arc-rival – Messi.
The PSG star believes Ronaldo can also be categorized as a genius because his massive stunts in the football world have conquered all aspects of football at a young age.
What he said about Harry Kane, Suarez and Benzema?
Neymar thinks intelligence in regards to the top 5 strikers in the world headed by Harry Kane and Karim Benzema. The Brazilian sees these strikers as not just world-class strikers but intelligent players too with the way they finish chances in matches.
Though Luiz Suarez is a top-level striker, he feels the Uruguayan is more of a genius than intelligent with his finishing in matches as he has seen this first hand whilst they played together alongside Messi in Barcelona.
Youngsters aren’t left out
Neymar also talked about some youngsters too, he believes that Jude Bellingham of Borussia Dortmund is a quality star with his style of play.
Pedri too was not left out; haven played alongside Andreas Iniesta at FC Barcelona, Neymar sees the young player with the qualities of the former Barcelona player who was the core part of Barca’s midfield for over a decade.
He also talked about Camavingha, the Real Madrid youngster who has shown a lot of qualities so far since he signed for the Spanish Giants from French Ligue 1.