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Pique: Why I Think Neymar Left Barca

Gerard Pique: Why I Think Neymar Left Barcelona

By Kurt Buckerfield - Dec 18, 2017 02:00 PM @KurtLaduma

FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has revealed why he believes Brazilian superstar Neymar left the Catalan club for Paris Saint-Germain.

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The 25-year-old left the Blaugrana for the world record transfer fee in August, insisting he was ready for a new challenge.

Many people have claimed Neymar wanted to move to a club where he could be the team’s main star in order to win a Ballon d’Or, a sentiment that Pique has echoed.

“My relationship (with Neymar) is really strong. Even though it really hurt the club when he left,” he told The Telegraph.

“As a friend I could understand his decision and why he wanted to go to Paris. I tried to be fair to him no matter what.

“As a Barcelona fan it hurts and I understand that maybe some Barcelona fans are disappointed about how he left.

“But it is very difficult to find a player who stays at the same club for the whole of their carer. They need more motivation, they want to fight for new things.

“I know Neymar wanted the Ballon d’Or so I think it is fair he left for Paris where he will be the main star. If he does a good job in the Champions League and in France he has options to win the Ballon d’Or.”

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Neymar has been excellent for PSG since his arrival, scoring 17 goals and setting up 13 strikes in 19 games in all competitions this season.

Do you think Neymar can win the Ballon d’Or at PSG? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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Lekasi_pOi Joined: 26 Mar 2014
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Lekasi_pOi Dec 18, 2017 11:52 PM
He has the good chance, but I tho I he will have his greatest of he can now join Real Madrid.
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scarashwepps Dec 18, 2017 10:46 PM
17 goals, 13 assist in less than 20 games, this guy is indeed a star n he deserves the Ballon d'or
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blackmeteor Dec 18, 2017 10:39 PM
@MR E and CR7 and several others...........
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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E Dec 18, 2017 04:01 PM
He can be a ballon d'or once Messi is no longer performing in the highest level.
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Thabo m Dec 18, 2017 02:26 PM
Those stats thou...gr8 player indeed
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timelessmessi Dec 18, 2017 02:25 PM
Yaa pique Sivile no way she could do that with Messi Messi is the boss

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