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Silva backs Neymar following his drop from Ballon d’Or shortlist

Sun 13 December 2020 | 10:33

The Brazil international was surprised by the announcement of the award’s shortlist after his name was not included among the top three nominees.

Chelsea

defender,

Thiago Silva

sent a message to his former teammate and current

Paris Saint-Germain

player,

Neymar

after the announcement of F

IFA The Best award

shortlist. Neymar, who was surpassed by

Cristiano Ronaldo

,

Lionel Messi

, and

Robert Lewandowski

, was shocked by the result since he had a quite prolific season with PSG.

The Brazilian posted a picture of him on the Instagram with the caption

"Is it serious?"

, which was later was backed by Silva who said:

"When you are selected among the three finalists, it will be to win it!"

Neymar’s father also left a comment for his saying:

"For us, you will always be in the best leagues, the best clubs and among the best players in the world."

PSG hope Neymar will put these events behind him when they face

Lyon

on Suday.

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source: SportMob