Neymar has commended his father as the best advisor but insisted he
makes his own decisions as regards his career.
The Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil star has been linked with a move to
Real Madrid after spending a lone season at the French club where he
was welcomed with a world-record €222million transfer from
The 26-year-old’s dad has long acted as his advisor and also serves
as his agent, but Neymar Jr. said any decisions about his career were
in his own hands.
“My father doesn’t make decisions for my career. I’m the one who
decides that,” he told Brazilian magazine VIP.
“He’s the best advisor I could ask for but, in the end, it’s my call.
“My father takes care of other matters that run parallel to football so
that I can focus only on my profession.”
Neymar scored 28 goals in his first season at PSG, his campaign ended
early by a foot injury.
He is preparing for the World Cup in Russia, where Brazil will face
Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia in Group E.
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