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'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!'

By Keegan Kruger - Feb 16, 2018 02:29 PM @KeeganKruger

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.

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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."

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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.

Do you agree with Casagrande's opinion? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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Pasodoble Joined: 11 Jan 2013
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Pasodoble Feb 19, 2018 06:57 AM
this is a wrong assessment of Ney, Ney single-handedly beat PSG last year to help Barca progress to the next stage. what does this person mean when he says Ney doesn't have the quality to win a game? Ney has the quality. his only problem is that he is a prima-donna
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blackmeteor Feb 18, 2018 09:10 PM
REMINDER TO ALL MESSI- HATERS : MESSI CAREER GOALS SO FAR: 545 IN 652 APPEARANCES ...........END OF DISCUSSION (Neymar has 269 from 438 games..........a looooooong way to go)
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ZZ2 vs Papa charles Feb 18, 2018 06:02 AM
isnt lyk comparing any chiefs player wth the mighty tau?
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mfanan Feb 18, 2018 01:30 AM
Neymar is good regardless of all de opinions we saying but comparing him to the likes of Messi,Ronaldo is not him with Hazard,Continho,Salah,Martial, Aguero,De bruyne,Mpepe and Kane.
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Ricworld Feb 17, 2018 05:06 PM
When we talk about soccer Messi’s name will always be included either you like it or not....the same people who lambast Messi when Barca loses are the same people who judges him(Messi) on not to could have played in another league...This Madala is right! Neymar is a failure.He thought that by going to a weak league was gonna help him to be recognized in the same league as Messi and Penaldo,but guess what? You(Neymar) will fool those who knows nothing about football.
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Marley junior Feb 16, 2018 11:43 PM
@FIDOSH MASILELA nomatter wat u think of Messi Neymar will never surpass Messi
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No badges available Feb 16, 2018 09:49 PM
Neymar is as skilful as Messi or Maradona but he's not mature enough to be compared to CR7. Brazil made him their captain, and just look at the mediocrity he brought.In my opinion for as long as CR7 and Messi are still active he will never get any top accolade. Last week showed that he's miles behind Ronaldo mentally.
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Golden Boots Feb 16, 2018 07:29 PM
Neymar who? Oh Mr. Anonymous!
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FIDOSH MASILELA Feb 16, 2018 06:26 PM
for me he is far a.better player than Messi cos he ws able to leave barco for another challenge unlike messi who is still being spoon feeded in barca till this day and being call de best for Wat ...e.g maradona played in differ leagues so does ronaldo stop mentioning messi cos is not de best de is
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Dinker Feb 16, 2018 06:00 PM
In terms of attitude could be.. but I only see football quality in a player to really enjoy the game as a whole...not the conduct like in school education. I opine people should to enjoy the sport rather commenting shrewd remarks to discourage the growing talent and nip him in the bud like a demon....just assume he is one of your family sons or young chap trying best to achieve something for you all and legacy where nothing has happened or being created. Live by appreciation and not hatred or some deep rooted jealousy. Mark my world you will be dazed or rather heart broken to see him excell in WC in Russia. Reminds me of John lennon song - ' we r all just jealous guys'.
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wash & wear Feb 16, 2018 05:32 PM
Futseeeeeek wena jelazi madalaa go take ur pillls, king neymar we'll in russia wait n see
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Faysal Feb 16, 2018 05:22 PM
He is useless barca made him star under the guidance of messi
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Nick#10 Feb 16, 2018 05:20 PM
That is true he is gud but lacks da quality of da mentioned players
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Evergreenmessi Feb 16, 2018 03:42 PM
Yes Sir last season we had madrid to play in two games to come he lost his cool and was red carded he easly penic recently they lost to madrid in his comment he show signs of giving up

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