World Cup 2022 – Brazil – Thiago Silva: “Neymar has proven that he is the best in the world”

It’s as if the status of the best player in the world was decided at the World Cup. For the Argentinians, there is no possible doubt: it is Lionel Messi. For the French, cocorico: it’s Kylian Mbappé. And finally, on the side of the Brazilians: Neymar, and no one else. “He is a technical leader, but not onlysaid Thiago Slva in the columns of The Gazzetta dello Sport this Wednesday. In recent days, he has been an example for the younger members of the group. They saw him suffer, do everything to come back, and they understood the importance of a World Cup. Against South Korea, Neymar proved he was the best player in the world.”

For the Brazilian captain, the PSG striker is simply “essential“up to his selection.”With him, our way of being is totally differentcontinued Thiago Silva. His last week was very difficult, he played the round of 16 with only two leg workouts. He has proven that he is totally focused on the World Cup, and that he wants to win it.”

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So, can Brazil go to the end of this World Cup? “The defeat against Cameroon was useful, we understood that we can never lower our guard (…) We are not afraid, this word does not please us. We respect everyone, and that’s normal. We must continue to practice our brave and happy football“, replied the former AC Milan defender to the Italian daily. Next obstacle: Croatia, Friday (4:00 p.m.).

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