On Sunday, PSG will face Bayern Munich in the Champions League final. The Brazilian wants the golden ball but is thinking about the final game first. The 28-year-old forward admits that Messi and Ronaldo are from another planet.
Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar, who is looking forward to the Champions League final, has spoken about his chances of winning the Golden Ball this season. The 28-year-old Brazilian does not hide that he would be honored to win this award, although he also admits that his main concern is Sunday’s final clash with Bayern.
“Messi and Ronaldo have dominated the fight for the Ballon d’Or for the last ten years. They are from another planet. I’d be honored to win this award. But it all depends on what you achieve on the pitch and how you help the club succeed. That’s what I’m thinking about now.” , – says Neymar.
The Brazilian striker of the Paris team also spoke about the Champions League’s final match, which will be held on 23rd August, in Lisbon (Portugal). PSG has a chance to become its winner for the first time in history.
“I know winning the Champions League is a special event, but winning this tournament with Paris Saint-Germain also means going down in history. I am here for that,” the player added.
Neymar moved to PSG from Barcelona in the summer of 2017 and has a two-year contract with the Parisian club. The Brazilian has won the Champions League with Barcelona in the 2014/15 season.
The “Golden Ball” awards France Football, the best player of the year. But the French edition decided not to reveal a winner this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.