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Messi and Neymar celebrating a goal this season at the Camp Nou. | MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

Neymar Jr has concluded that his teammate Leo Messi is out of this world. In an interview on BeIN’s La Liga World the Brazilian, who has played with Barça’s number ‘10’ for four years now, spoke glowingly of him: "I learn from him every day, how he shoots, the need to stay focused throughout the match, for me it is an honour.”

On the subject of the Trident, Barça’s number ‘11’ confidently predicted the three of them will make history together: “We are scoring lots of goals, which is the most important thing, and we are winning lots of trophies.” Moreover, he highlighted the friendship between the three South American attackers: “We are friends and we always want the best for one another.”

He also stated that he feels confident Barça can win the league: “We need to give everything we have got in the last couple of games, if not it will be hard.” “We have to concentrate on what we have to do and not think about Real Madrid as I believe that if we do what we need to we can win the title,” he added. Neymar Jr has scored 101 goals for the Club following his strike against Villarreal but went on to say, “I don’t want to stop scoring goals.” 

Neymar finished the interview by speaking warmly about his coach for the last three seasons: “Luis Enrique’s decision to leave was sad news, but I am very grateful to him for the work he has done and I wish him all the best in both his professional and personal life.”

The best image from El Clásico

The Brazilian also spoke about the El Clásico image of Messi celebrating his winning goal at the Bernabéu by showing his Barça shirt to the Real Madrid fans as “the best image from the Clásico.” Before adding: “Even though I don’t like watching the games on TV I did so as my teammates were playing.” Neymar was suspended following a red card against Málaga and was unavailable for the match against the arch rivals: “I really wanted to play and after the game I called Messi, we spoke about the match and they took a photo of us while we spoke.”

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