A former teammate of the PSG superstar believes he can still surpass the legacy of two of his most illustrious compatriots.
Neymar can still “go even further than” Ronaldinho and Kaka, insists his former Santos teammate Leo as he believes the Brazil captain “has a lot more to still give”.
Ronaldinho and Kaka are recognized as two of the greatest names not only in Brazil‘s history but in all of football history as well.
The pair enjoyed immense collective and individual success during their playing days, winning Serie A, La Liga, Champions League, World Cup, Confederations Cup, Ballon d’Or, FIFA World Player of the Year, FIFPro World Player of the Year among a host of other honors.
Neymar, too, has enjoyed huge success in his career so far but he lacks the greatest individual honor, Ballon d’Or, and is yet to achieve success at the biggest stage of all, the World Cup.
Many believe the Paris Saint-Germain forward does not yet deserve a place among the Brazil greats due to the aforementioned shortcomings, but a former teammate of his believes it is still doable for the 29-year-old.
“I think I’ve faced Ronaldinho during the best moment of his career and the same applies to Kaka,” said Leo, speaking to Goal.
“I think Neymar hasn’t reached that level yet, but he can go even further than that. He has a lot more to still give.”