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Agent: I Wanted Neymar To Join Real Madrid

Agent: I Wanted Neymar To Join Real Madrid

By SL International - Jul 16, 2017 02:32 PM

The former agent of Brazil superstar, Neymar has revealed he wanted the player to join Real Madrid instead rivals, FC Barcelona.

Read: Report: Chinese Club Considering Suing Barca

The Brazilian forward joined the Catalan giants from Santos in 2013, and has had a lot of success in the last four years.

However, the player's former agent, Wagner Ribeiro reveals he received offers from Chelsea and Los Blancos as well.

“I sent offers from Chelsea and Real Madrid to Santos," Ribeiro told UOL Esporte. 

"The one from Barcelona went directly to the father. I wanted him to go to Madrid, I always said it,"

“Economically, it was a better offer for Santos and even better for the player. But he decided to go to Barcelona because they were the team of his heart.”

Read: Brazil International: I Could Join Barca

Neymar has scored 105 goals in 186 appearances for the Catalan giants, and has won two La Liga titles, the Champions League and three Copa Del Rey titles.

Did Neymar make the right move by joining Barca instead of Real? Have your say in the comment section below.


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lulikho Joined: 08 Aug 2013
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lulikho Jul 17, 2017 01:29 PM
His father was greedy...Neymar grew up supporting Madrid, Barca hijacked the deal courtesy of bribing neymars Father, thats why they still going to court over that transfer....
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Faysal Joined: 14 Feb 2011
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Faysal Jul 16, 2017 08:26 PM
That said it all
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Rambo kingdom Commando Joined: 29 Jun 2017
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Rambo kingdom Commando Jul 16, 2017 06:51 PM
The player love Barca and his father was love the team that why he dicided to go straight to the Catalan offices and say I want my son to play for this team
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msipholar wa lekhosi Joined: 28 Feb 2017
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msipholar wa lekhosi Jul 16, 2017 06:04 PM
he miss a chance to have 3champions league under his belt
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Gizaretti_legendary Joined: 29 Oct 2013
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Gizaretti_legendary Jul 16, 2017 04:42 PM
This agent is still hurt, eish. I feel for him (the agent) mara. Bug he needs to tell the truth that, as an agent, he was going to bank a lot of money from the transfer.
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Golden Boots Jul 16, 2017 04:42 PM
Lol!
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onthemountaingz Jul 16, 2017 04:18 PM
He made a good move though he should have done likewise in Madrid considering his versatility type of player in him football god resides.
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Dancle Jul 16, 2017 03:53 PM
As long he is successful a big yes
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Melucy Khosiboy khb Jul 16, 2017 03:43 PM
Yep he did
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Geoff Stunner Jul 16, 2017 02:46 PM
Yeah he definitely did.

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