'Neymar Lacks Ronaldo, Messi & Maradona's Quality!'
'Paris Saint-Germain Superstar Neymar Lacks Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi & Argentina Legend Maradona's Quality!'
A former Brazil international has claimed that Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar lacks the quality the likes of Argentina legend Diego Maradona, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi possess.
The 26-year-old has come in for a lot of criticism after failing to inspire his side in their 3-1 loss to Real Madrid in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie.
Walter Casagrande, who made 19 appearances for Brazil, believes Neymar is simply not as good as he has been made out to be.
"It bothers me that most fans and media are still tapping Neymar on the back," he told SporTV.
"He has already shown several inappropriate behaviours within a team. Against Real, he took a yellow in the first half and could have been sent off in the second.
"It would be disastrous if he acted like that at the World Cup. We are creating a monster, which some consider a genius.
"Neymar doesn't have the quality of Messi, (Diego) Maradona or Cristiano Ronaldo, who can win a match at any time."
The former Santos star has made 28 appearances for the Ligue 1 side so far this season, scoring 28 goals and assisting 17 further strikes.
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