Neymar Plays Mind Games With Messi As Brazilian Jokes About Winning World Cup Final Against PSG Teammate

Neymar Plays Mind Games With Messi As Brazilian Jokes About Winning World Cup Final Against PSG Teammate

Chukwu Ikechukwu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:17 PM
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  • Neymar has revealed that he and Paris Saint-Germain teammate Lionel Messi sometimes discuss meeting each other in the World Cup final
  • Brazil and Argentina head to Qatar this winter as favourites to win the 2022 FIFA World Cup set to kick off on November 20
  • Brazil are five-time World Champions and will be looking to add a sixth crown in Qatar while Argentina are bidding for a third trophy

Neymar has disclosed that he and Paris Saint-Germain teammate Lionel Messi make light of a prospective Brazil-Argentina World Cup final that could take place in Qatar.

Both players will put friendship aside at the 2022 FIFA World Cup as they will both lead their respective nations Brazil and Argentina for football’s most prestigious trophy in Qatar.

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Neymar revealed that he and Lionel Messi sometimes joke about the World Cup final clash. Photo by Mauro Pimentel
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According to the Daily Mail, Neymar has now revealed jokingly that he fancies his Brazil side's chances in a potential match-up with Messi's Argentina.

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'We don’t discuss it very much but sometimes we joke about crossing paths with each other in the final.
'I tell him (Messi) that I’ll be champion and win against him and we have a good laugh. Playing with him and Kylian is a huge pleasure. They’re two greats, with Messi long considered the best in the world.

Both Neymar and Messi will be vying to win their first World Cup trophy to seal their names as one of their nation’s greatest footballers.

Neymar tags Brazil as World Cup favourites

Meanwhile, Neymar feels Brazil are one of the favourites to win the 2022 FIFA World Cup as the Selecao push to win a 6th World Cup title in Qatar, Keep Up reports.

Brazil has been paired alongside Cameroon, Serbia, and Switzerland in Group G with the South Americans touted as possible group winners.

Neymar may be making his final attempt to win a World Cup with Brazil in Qatar at the age of 30, having failed in his previous two attempts at the competition.

Neymar leaves Brazilian teammates stunned

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Neymar has again proven to the world he is a special footballer with an incredible skill set, after demonstrating another magnificent act that stunned his Brazilian teammates.

Brazil stars participated in an extreme touch challenge in a video uploaded online, where a football-holding gadget was hanging an incredible 35 meters in the air.

And in typical Neymar fashion, the PSG star led by example by bringing the ball under immediate control with a ridiculously good first touch, before flicking the ball into his hands, leaving everyone stunned.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..