Brazil legend pinpoints one Neymar flaw ahead of World Cup


One Brazilian legend has named one flaw that Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

The player is unable to play for the time being having injured his metatarsal during the season.

Though, Brazil’s World Cup dreams still ride on his return to fitness and his performances on the biggest stage.

One Brazilian legend is not convinced over one of his responsibilities though.

Paulo Sergio has claimed that the player should never be the captain of his country.

Neymar & Marcelo

Marcelo #6 and Neymar #10 of Brazil react after Neymar scored a goal during an international friendly against the United States at Gillette Stadium on September 8, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Getty Images)

That is because when the player last was captain, he supposedly had ‘serious difficulties’ while heading his country.

“Neymar can become the best player in the world, but he can never be the captain of Brazil,” Sergio explained to Sport.

“We should all remember that Neymar was already a captain of Brazil and had serious difficulties during that period.”

While he certainly isn’t convinced over Neymar as captain, he does admit that the player is the future of the national team.

Not only that, he has been talking about how the player could become the best player in the world.

“He must understand that he has the future in his hands, and the rest must wait to see how far he is able to go,” he continued.

“He must focus only on football and forget about other things, he can become the best player in the world, but nothing else.”

Brazil legend reveals why Neymar won’t win the Ballon d’Or anytime soon

Paulo Sergio isn’t the only one talking about Neymar this week.

There have been many Brazilian stars that have had their say on the forward but one stands out.

That is as one national team legend claimed Neymar will not be winning the Ballon d’Or anytime soon.

Click here to see who said that and why he thinks that. 

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