Neymar admits that the former Chelsea star outperforms him in terms of technical ability2 min read
Neymar of Brazil has admitted that former Chelsea star Eden Hazard is more technically gifted than him. The 30-year-old forward, regarded as one of the best in the world, has not shied away from displaying his incredible flair and skill on the pitch for club and country.
Neymar told Oh My Goal via Sportsbible that he is one of the most technically gifted players in world football today.
The Brazilian superstar, who led Brazil to the World Cup quarterfinals, named five players he believes are more technically gifted than him.
When asked about players who are more technically gifted than him, Neymar replied,
“More technically gifted than me?! Well.
I’m not sure I can answer that, but I consider myself to be one of the most technically gifted players in football today.
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“However, I’d say Messi. Messi is clearly a player I’d like to play with again today because he’s the best of all time. Every team and every player adores him. Everyone wants to be his friend.
“I would say Messi, [Eden] Hazard, [Kevin] De Bruyne, and [Marco] Verratti. Am I missing one? More technically savvy than I… Thiago.”