Brazilian legend Cafu recently claimed that Lionel Messi is not as technically skilful as Neymar. The 32-year-old Lionel Messi has won six Ballon d'Or's over the past 12 years but Cafu still believes that Neymar is much more accomplished than Messi in terms of skillset. However, there is also news emerging that the pair of Lionel Messi and Neymar that could reunite at the Camp Nou.
Over the past decade and beyond, Lionel Messi has produced magical moments on the football pitch for Barcelona as well as Argentina. The star forward has been renowned as one of the greatest players ever to have graced the sport. Along with Cristiano Ronaldo, the duo have shared the prestigious honour of winning the Ballon d'Or on 11 of the past 12 occasions. However, former Brazil right-back Cafu has claimed that Neymar is more technically gifted than Lionel Messi.
In a recent Skype interview with Fox Sports, the 2-time World Cup winner Cafu stated that no player is superior to Neymar in terms of technical skill, not even Lionel Messi. Although Cafu also revealed that he has plenty of respect for Lionel Messi, what the world wants is to watch more of Neymar because of his flair and skillset.
Back in the summer of 2017, Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint Germain broke all transfer records in football when they splashed €222 million for his services from LaLiga club Barcelona. But just three years into his playing career at the Parc De Princes, Neymar has reportedly asked for a return to Catalonia.
Although the Neymar transfer has been grabbing headlines. Forbes SportsMoney has claimed that Barcelona might not be able to afford the cost regarding the Neymar transfer. With the coronavirus pandemic, Barcelona are looking to offload World Cup winner Antoine Greizmann in order to ease cash flow into the club.
Barcelona will reportedly not be able to afford both Neymar and Lautaro Martinez this summer due to financial complications that have arisen from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic https://t.co/11J67fEZst— Forbes SportsMoney (@ForbesSports) March 24, 2020