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Neymar Reveals His Four Idols

Neymar Reveals His Four Idols

By Keegan Kruger - Oct 11, 2017 09:00 PM @KeeganKruger

Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar has revealed who his four idols were while growing up and which team he started supporting.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see the four players Neymar idolised while growing up.

The 25-year-old, who is the most expensive player ever, has made 81 appearances for his country already, scoring 52 goals in all competitions.

While in camp with the Brazil national team recently, Neymar spoke to a local team's television channel and told them who his boyhood heroes were.

"My story as a Palmeiras fan did not last long because I was very young, but my idols were Evair (Aparecido Paulino), Marcos (Roberto Silveira Reis), Rivaldo and Alex (Alexsandro de Souza)," Neymar told Palmeiras TV.

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Neymar moved from FC Barcelona to PSG for €222 million (R3.4 billion) during the recent transfer window, and has scored eight goals in eight appearances for Les Parisiens so far.

Are you surprised by the Brazilian's selection? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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FOOTBALLER Joined: 25 Sep 2017
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FOOTBALLER Oct 16, 2017 08:10 PM
Jinks u are sick on the head n mad on de stomach
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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E Oct 16, 2017 11:51 AM
That's so sweet
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LoJumba Oct 16, 2017 09:46 AM
No comment
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jinks Oct 16, 2017 02:14 AM
Those were his idols wen he was growing up but as he plays now Cr7 is his idol.
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Faysal Oct 12, 2017 12:12 PM
Neymar lost his mind
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TrueLegend Oct 12, 2017 10:06 AM
No his selection cowditor
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Genito13 Oct 12, 2017 09:20 AM
Last time i checked you said Robinho was your idol. awnanyani kwedini
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Noble khosi Oct 12, 2017 09:19 AM
@Khosification Amu86 indeed khosi,I still maintain ronaldo de Lima is the best brasillian export after Pele....
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fanzo@chiefs@vaal Oct 12, 2017 09:02 AM
K
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lopi Oct 12, 2017 08:49 AM
Ok cool
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Khosification Amu86 Oct 12, 2017 08:16 AM
What about Ronaldo de Lima, unless if he is trying to emulate him/rivalry, am sure as he grow up Ronaldo was one of his country's best export
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Mxolisingongoma Oct 12, 2017 07:47 AM
@Stuart Alois He just named four. I he were to name 10 then probably Ronaldinho would be there.
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BIG-MIKE14_VERSUS EDITOR ROUND3 Oct 12, 2017 06:49 AM
Rivaldo was the real deal.
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Stuart Alois Oct 12, 2017 06:30 AM
Well but other sources claim that Robinho is among his idols.
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Boris Becker Oct 12, 2017 05:22 AM
Rivaldo what a genius!
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Noble khosi Oct 12, 2017 05:04 AM
Hahahaaaa ney taking everybody to the cleaners.... Wonder boy
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Hloni'mayeng2 Oct 12, 2017 01:15 AM
Lol no European on the list... ths guy is the best
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Nelson[barça & kby] Oct 11, 2017 09:41 PM
Mxm
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SabaleleBonginkosi Oct 11, 2017 09:38 PM
Neymar

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