PSG striker Neymar, who received a tribute for the 10 games with the Brazilian national team on Wednesday - will meet them Thursday in a friendly against Senegal - said he is "happy" and "at ease" in the PSG, despite who tried to go out in the past transfer market. Ney admitted to having a "different treatment" in the canarinha .
"I have been in the national team for 10 years. I was always one of the main names and one of the ones who carried everything on my back. I never ran away from that. I always played my part very well in the national team," said the striker in Singapore. . "When a player reaches a level like that, it is normal to have a different treatment. In Barcelona, Messi has a different treatment. Is it because he is prettier? No. It is because of everything he does. I do not speak only of myself , but from everyone who shows a football of that level. It's normal, it's part of soccer, "he completed.
Neymar debuted with the national team in August 2010 during a friendly against the United States in which he also debuted as a scorer with a header.
The 27-year-old attacker said he felt "happy" in the national team and in the PSG. "Everyone knows what happened in the summer market and the desire I had to leave. Today I feel happy and comfortable in the club ... The season started very well for me. I will defend my club with nails and teeth. I will give 100% to conquer great things, "he explained.
He also commented that, so far, the balance with the national team, with which he has won a Confederations Cup (2013) and a gold medal at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro 2016, is "very positive". "Although in the life of a player not only the victories are counted, they are many disappointments, defeats, many mistakes are made, but if you are a guy who struggles, at the end of all one manages to redeem his mistakes," he completed.
Neymar received from the hands of Bebeto , world champion with Brazil in the United States 1994, a shirt with the number 100, in a tribute organized by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF). In the act were the father of the player, Neymar da Silva Santos, and the coordinator of the Brazilian national team, Juninho Paulista, among other executives of the confederation. "I am very happy to reach this mark. Not in the best dreams I imagined that this could happen," said the PSG striker.
The Brazilian national team is in Singapore for the friendlies against Senegal and Nigeria, scheduled for this Thursday and next Sunday.
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