Brazil vs Nigeria: What Neymar said ahead of Super Eagles clash
Oct. 10, 2019
Brazilian star, Neymar has revealed his expectations ahead of his side’s international friendly matches against Senegal and Nigeria at the Singapore National Stadium.
Brazil will take on Senegal on October 10 and Nigeria three days later but the Paris Saint-Germain star has now pointed out the importance of scoring more goals against the Super Eagles and the Teranga Lions.
According to the 27-year-old, Singapore will give him luck again to score for the Selecao against the West African countries.
“I expect to score more and Singapore will give me luck again,” Neymar was quoted by Singapore newspaper, Straits Times, as telling reporters in his pre-match press conference ahead of Senegal clash.
“Unfortunately these last two years, I had two serious injuries and the recovery took so long.
“I prepared my mind to return to action but it was a really long summer for me. I prepared myself for every circumstance.
“Yeah, I believe that I can be the best in the world, and help Brazil be the best in the world.
“There were disappointments, defeats, I made a lot of mistakes.
“I have been playing for the national team for almost 10 years and I have a lot of responsibility and carry a lot of pressure.
“I don’t hide any of this and if you look at my 10 years, I have developed a good chapter here. I had my time when I was a junior player and now, I am one of the most important players in the world.
“This is not a lack of humility. I think no one here is jealous about that and it was the same with me. I wasn’t jealous about this kind of players when I was a young player.
“If you are persistent, you believe in the battle, you can be victorious in the end. I’m very happy to reach the 100-cap mark.”
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