Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior , the star of Paris Saint-Germain, praised his colleague, Lionel Messi, after winning the French Super Cup, by beating Nantes (4-0), on Sunday evening.
Neymar said Lionel Messi hasn’t changed in Paris
“Yes, I am satisfied, we played a very good match, it is very important to start the season with a victory, it is a match that is worth a championship, so it was necessary to win no matter what,” Neymar said on Amazon Prime.
When asked about Lionel Messi brilliance in the match, and whether the new version of Leo appeared, the Brazilian star replied, “I don’t think so, people talk a lot, they don’t know what happens every day inside the team.”
He continued: “Leo isLionel Messi, and he is still Lionel Messi , and he does not change, but he continues to make the difference, he adapts to the atmosphere.”
And he concluded: “I hope everything goes well for the attacking trio, me, Messi, and Mbappe. If we are in good shape, it will be good for the team.”
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior begins his sixth season in the Saint-Germain shirt, while Leo joined last year from Barcelona, and his contract expires at the end of the new season, with the possibility of extending for a third season.
Lionel Messi surprises new Paris coach
Lionel Messi, the star ofParis Saint-Germain F.C , gave a pleasant surprise to the new coach of the team, Christoph Galtet, according to a press report.
The French newspaper, L’Equipe, reported today, Thursday, that his two assistants and his assistants are very happy with the technical and physical condition that Messi appears to be in the team’s camp in Japan.
The newspaper added that the PSG coach found (Leo) very integrated into the training, and behaved with the utmost professionalism.
And she continued, ” Lionel Messi has not reached the top of his level yet during the camp, but he is not bad,” pointing to the Argentine star’s regularity in the preparation period, this summer, earlier than what is required of him.
Lionel Messi contract with PSG expires at the end of next season, with a clause allowing for an extension for an additional season.
The “Flea” scored a goal, which contributed to Saint-Germain’s victory over Japan’s Kawasaki Frontale (2-1) , in a friendly match two days ago.