Danny Alves: Neamar had to get out of Messi’s shadow
Neimar left Barcelona and moved to Paris Saint Germain to escape from the shadow of Lionel Messi, his compatriot and team mate Daniel Alves is categorical. The Brazilian went into the French Grand Prix for a record 222 million euros last summer.
“I think he (Neimar) and (Lionel) Messi is the football player who has the greatest influence in world football.” It was the job that he had to get out of Messi’s shadow playing with a unique footballer like Leo and the most incredible something that can happen to you, you always wonder if you have these phenomenal qualities, or it’s important for Neamar to follow his own path, “Alves told FIFA’s website.
Paris Saint-Germain has a 11-point lead in the French league 1. Nemamar has 17 goals and 11 assists so far this season.