Cafu: Neymar is technically better than Messi & Ronaldo

Sun 14 November 2021 | 9:45

The Brazil legend praised Neymar but said he still needs to improve in certain areas.

Brazil qualified for the next year's World Cup by winning a crucial qualifier against Colombia on Friday. Lucas Paqueta scored the Selecao's only goal after


provided a precise assist for him.

Brazilian legend Cafu, who has won two World Cups in 1994 and 2002, hailed Neymar's technical ability but said the PSG star must improve his leadership within the team.

"Neymar is technically better than Messi, better than Cristiano Ronaldo, but he must assume the responsibility of a leader,"

Cafu told



"One must dedicate themselves 100 per cent to football, I'm not better than Neymar, but I am better than other right-backs because I dedicated myself to that.

"He [Neymar] has to become a captain."

Neymar has featured in 11 games for


this season, scoring three goals and providing three assists. The Brazilian forward will return to the French side after facing Messi in the Selecao's last qualifier against Argentina on Wednesday.

source: SportMob

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