Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, has identified teammate Lionel Messi as his Idol in football.
Neymar said this while paying a short-and-sweet tribute to Messi on Instagram.
The Brazilian posted a picture of himself with Messi in which they were seen talking during PSG’s 7-1 win over Lille on Sunday.
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Neymar lauded Messi as a friend and an idol, thanking football for bringing them together.
Both players were heavily involved in PSG’s win over Lille in their Ligue 1 fixture last weekend.
Neymar bagged a brace while Messi scored a goal and picked up an assist.
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His post on Instagram had a caption that roughly translates as “Idol and friend. Thank you football.”