Greatest Neymar quotes, a complete collection

Sun 21 March 2021 | 6:30

A look back at the greatest Neymar quotes including his comments on the biggest players of the world to his famous quotes about Barcelona and Paris saint Germain.


is a world-class footballer who is currently playing for Paris Saint Germain football club and Brazil national team. He is regarded as one of the best players in the football world, if not the history of the game.

During his career, Neymar has had successful spells with Santos, Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain. He has been the most expensive football player in the history since his controversial 222 million Euro transfer from Barcelona to PSG in 2017.

Neymar is one of those players who has many fans and haters. His amazing dribbling skill and trickery on the ball humiliate the opposition players, hence the reason he is among the players who suffers from heavy challenges and fouls on the field.

Neymar was seen as the best heir to Lionel Messi's crown at


. The fans loved him and nicknamed him 'The Prince of Camp Nue'. However, all that love turned to hate for Barca fans when he decided to leave the Catalans for PSG.

Neymar has a very strong personality. He is as joyful in his private life as he is in his personal world. Love him or hate him, Neymar has been one of the most influential players in the recent history of football and it is certainly very interesting to read his quotes and ideas about football and different aspects of his own life. In the following article we present you with a complete collection of the

greatest Neymar quotes


A complete collection of the Greatest Neymar quotes

A complete collection of the

greatest Neymar quotes

including his quotes about controversial transfer to PSG as well as his comments on his legendary partnership with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

Neymar motivational quotes

Neymar is known for his positive view on life. He has suffered from many injuries, but has come back stronger every time. He has a personal formula for success and it is really interesting to read more about

Neymar motivational quotes



I hope to continue my work, winning championships with my club. The acknowledgement comes naturally for those who deserve it."

"There is no pressure when you are making a dream come true."

"The secret is to believe in your dreams; in your potential that you can be like your star, keep searching, keep believing and don’t lose faith in yourself."

"I was never motivated by money. I think above all else about the happiness of my family, regardless of money."

“You need a lot of comfort and nothing to be on your weight to play as you wish."

“When we lose, we don't have to change everything but correct things by working hard."

“I am not the type of person who lets the pressure get to him. I try to see it as my friend. I align with it to calm me down."

Neymar famous quotes about Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain

Neymar had everything he wanted at Barcelona, except one thing maybe, and that is being known as the best. In 2016, Neymar single-handedly destroyed PSG with 2 goals and an assist in the final 8 minutes of the game. Rumors had it that after the game he did not feel appreciated enough and that triggered what became one of the most controversial transfers in the history of the game.

Neymar left for PSG, but tried to comeback to Barcelona two years later. After failing to return, He committed his future to PSG and reached the


final with the Parisians. The followings are

Neymar famous quotes

about his former and current clubs, Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain.

Greatest Neymar quotes about Barcelona

"Right now I'm living my boyhood dream, which was to play for a European club. The fact that it's a huge club like Barcelona makes it a tremendous honor. I like everything about the city: the climate, the people. It's quite similar to Brazil, which helps a lot. There's even a beach!"

"Barca is more than a club and a great team and I want to contribute to


staying the best for many years."

"I never lacked respect to the fans and I think every player should be allowed to stay or leave a club. You are not obligated to remain at a club, if you wish to leave then the player has that right."

"[Going to Barca] was a decision I took with my family. They helped me a lot. It's been a dream come true. I'm really happy."

“I was quite nervous in my first week at Barcelona, but after that, I was relaxed."

"One percent chance, 99 percent faith" (before Barcelona's second leg of the UCL tie against PSG which they won 6-1)

"When we won against PSG with Barcelona it was completely... we all went crazy afterwards, I believe it was the best feeling for all of us. The 'Remontada' against Paris, what we felt when we scored the sixth goal... I have never felt anything like this. It was incredible!"

Greatest Neymar quotes about PSG

“The fact I am the most expensive player is not a burden."

I wanted to come to Paris and it was only linked to finding a new challenge, this move is for ambition, they have a similar ambition to mine. I want something bigger, a bigger challenge and my heart made that decision and made me follow.”

“I knew it would be very difficult to leave Barca but I am very happy to be here, People think that you die after leaving Barca, but no, it’s the opposite. I’m more alive than ever, I play, I’m very happy. The country, the city and the team change, but football is the same.”

"I'm very happy here and I want to stay at PSG and I hope


wants to stay too, Of course, that's the wish of all fans, we want PSG to be a great team and I want to keep doing what I do here, play football and be happy."

Neymar best quotes on MSN and his friendship with Messi and Suarez

During his time at Barcelona, Neymar formed one of the deadliest trios in the history of football alongside Lionel Messi and

Luis Suarez

. Together they scored 364 goals in the three seasons they played together and won many trophies including the 2014-15 Champions League. The followings are

Neymar best quotes

on MSN and his friendship with Messi and Suarez:

"Suarez did fit in the style of the team quickly. I think his arrival was practically perfect. And us 3 fit in a fantastic way. We used to understand each other even without having so much of playing time together. I think we were missing the icing on the cake, and it was [Luis Alberto] Suarez."

"That's a funny thing, because it's 3 rivals who get a long great on the club that are friends [Neymar, Lionel Messi and Louise Alberto Suarez]. And it's something kind of impossible to imagine that it would happen. But it did and things have been working for us. Of course we mess with each other when someone goes to the national team, but we get a long great."

"Little by little, Leo [Messi] and I are understanding each other better."

"I think I respect everyone votes and everyone must respect my votes. My vote bdo in 2015 was for [Lionel] Messi because, for me, he had an amazing season and he deserved to win."

"It is very simple, Messi is the best in the world, and if you give him a little bit of space, he can do whatever he wants."

"I prefer that Argentina wins the World Cup. Messi deserves it for all he has done in football. He's my friend, I wish him the best."

"I think playing against [Lionel Messi] is pretty difficult. Playing by the side of the best of the world is always good. Things get easier. And if I have to win, may it be by Messi's side. It would be great."

"I have never been concerned about winning the Ballon d'Or or being the best player in the world. The best player is already here and that's Messi. And now I can see him from close up and help him."

“I don't want to surpass Messi. Messi has the best technique in the world."

“I respect his decisions, but football without Messi is not football. It is very hard to imagine football without him."

 “Of course Messi could handle a cold Tuesday night in


. He'd be drinking tea and relaxing beforehand. Me? I'd probably be the same."

“When I arrived at Barcelona and saw Messi's face, and later Luis Suarez, I felt like it was a videogame."

Greatest Neymar quotes on football

Neymar is a great football player. Truly one of the best in the history of football. He was one of those players who demonstrate their creativity and character on the field with a level close to perfection. It is fair to say that he knows football by heart and instincts. So it is certainly interesting to know more about his ideas on football. Here are the

greatest Neymar quotes

on football:

"It's a dream of any player to win the bdo. I came really close to it and I'm very proud of my work, for being one of the 3 bests in the world, for the people who are working with me and that are helping me and supporting me. I hope someday I can win it."

"I like to watch good football so I like to watch good players. I like Cristiano Ronaldo,

Andres Iniesta

, Xavi and Wayne Rooney."

"There are players that try to imitate others, but at free-kick time it is a personal thing. Every person has their own technique and routine when they stand over the ball and I have mine, I am not trying to copy anyone."

"Everyone has a right to rest so as not to injure themselves."

"It was a huge thrill, to step on a pitch of a championship like the World Cup, is a sensation that... You know, passes everything in your head."

“Not only the attackers, but the defenders - it's on the attackers to prepare themselves to break through the strong defense."

“Every team has a person who is used as a reference, a player who stands out more than others."

“The first game is always the most difficult, for the nerves you have before you begin to play."

Neymar Jr quotes about himself and his life

Neymar is a very self-expressive character. Fans loved him for his self-confidence and blunt comments about himself and others. In this part we will have a look at

Neymar Jr quotes

about himself, his life and his family.

Greatest Neymar quotes about his own character

"I'm a happy guy. I like to joke around. I'm irreverent. I love my family; I love my son. I was very happy with and proud of the birth of my son. I grew up a lot after he was born. I'm just an easy and happy guy."

"Neymar is massively overrated."

"I'm not a spiteful man, never been. I always forgive. The final decision isn't mine, but God's. God knows what He does."

"I'm a guy who doesn't like to be alone, and the joy that my friends pass me, with them being always by my side, is gigantic."

"My foot, for a football player, is very beautiful!"

"I think that Instagram suits me. People know I like to use it all the time. I can't live without posting pictures."

"Individually, I always want to give the most. I want to help the Brazilian National Team the best way possible, whether is with goals, assists or even a slide tackle, whatever. All that matters is to help the team."

"Now I'm more behaved, I think its age, you get older, more responsible, more quiet. But if I would want to dye my hair, for example red or blue, be sure that I'll dye it!"

"I feel like any other Brazilian citizen, I have a lot of happiness in me. I thank God for showing me the path to follow."

"I dreamt of being like Ronaldo and Ronaldinho Gaucho."

 “I always do as my heart tells me."

“I never run away from the responsibility. I'm used to it."

"I just like winning every tournament that I play. All of them are important for me. Each has its own history, its own characteristic, but they are all important."

“I've learned my tricks watching videos on the Internet with friends. I'm always trying to copy what I've seen at home, what I learned from my friends. But you have to repeat it again and again to get it right on the field."

“When I'm on the field, the trick I like to do most are stopovers. For me, it's a simple, beautiful dribble that also has a point."

“I started playing football in a school back in Sao Vicente when I was five years old, going towards six. Those were my first steps, among those kids, and then I kept going."

Greatest Neymar quotes about his family

My father has been by my side since I was little. He takes care of things, my finances and my family.

“My father always told me I like the ball more than I like playing soccer: since I was a young kid, I was always skilled with it, dribbling furniture around the house. That's how I see football - fun and dynamic - and this goes beyond me; it's a characteristic of Brazilian football."

“I try to be a good role model for my son, my family, my friends, and then I try to be a good role model for the rest of the people, too."

“I always make my decisions together with my family, my father. Of course, I hear the advice of everyone who wishes me well, but the final decision is always mine, with my family."

I've always had the greatest respect for and listened to both my father and my mother. I've always tried to follow my parents' advice because these are people who want the best for me.

“When you see a person you love being affected, suffering, people saying things that aren't true... then it hurts you."

Best Neymar quotes about famous players, clubs and competitions

The followings are the

Best Neymar quotes

about famous football figures including his quotes on Cristiano Ronaldo, Pele and Ronaldinho.

On Pele

"I can't be compared to Pele. I need to do so much more to be compared to Pele. Pele is fantastic. And he's unique."

“Unfortunately, I never saw Pele play. What I know of him is through my grandfather, my dad's dad, who used to talk to me and tell me about how he played."

On Garrincha:

"It is good to be compared with the best player [Pele]. But my dad told me about Garrincha's style as he moved forward, went up, attacked and dribbled. Garrincha's style is more similar to Neymar's."

On Ronaldinho

"No one can compare to Ronaldinho. I remember his plays, his dribbles. I remember him winning every title at the Camp Nou. He made history at Barca, he made history with Brazil and he's still making history."

On Cristiano Ronaldo

"I vote for who I think it deserves it. I already voted for

Cristiano Ronaldo

in 2014 [when he won his 3rd bdo]. I don't see a problem."

"I have both Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as my idols. If I can take a little of each player's game and make it my own, I would be very happy."

On Joey Barton:

"I don't even know who Joey Barton is."

On Robinho:

"My greatest idol I've always told everyone was Robinho as he was from Santos and I was always following him, so I'm a great fan. Among others, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho Gaucho, Kaka. Many of them."

On Romario:

“Romario had the best first touch and the best pass to score a goal."

On Santos football club:

"I'm a bit sad because I'm leaving my cherished team in a city where I grew up and where I played for nine years in


. But I'm even happier to be facing a new challenge and for making a dream come true."

On the English Premier League:

“In the

Premier League

, you never know who is going to win or who will be champions. It is always a surprise."

“I admire Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool - these are the teams that are always there fighting.”

On the Champions League:

“I believe the Champions League has all that magic because it gathers all the best European teams, and that gives you the feeling of trying to be the best. That's why the Champions League has this special kind of emotion."

On the Libertadores:

“The Libertadores is sensational, but the Champions League... The first time I heard the anthem was a really special feeling. It's like being in a video game; it's living the dream of every child."

Neymar quotes about Life, Jesus and God

We wrap up our article on

Neymar quotes

about Life, Jesus and God.

"Having a child is an experience that teaches a person how important to prioritize the happiness of another person. Whatever you do, even whatever you are, is an example for him . In fact, that little being who depends on you so much, makes you also to have a huge dependence on him."

“Before speaking without knowledge, saying lies, you have to present evidence."

"My opinion is that protesting, there's no problem with it, as long as it is peaceful without violence, without vandalism."

"This moment, which we are living right now will pass too. We have to enjoy, enjoy all that we can."

"Life only makes sense when our highest ideal is to serve Christ!"

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