Wed 09 November 2022 | 16:43

Kaka tips Neymar to be Messi and Ronaldo's "heir" at Qatar World Cup

Qatar 2022 will be perhaps Messi and Ronaldo's last World Cup, as Copa America winners, Brazil, is among the favorites to win the trophy. The Brazil icon believes it’s the perfect opportunity for Neymar to make his mark.

Qatar World Cup will kick off in less than a month as


are among the favorites to win the trophy alongside their arch-rivals, Argentina. Highlighting this would be Messi and Ronaldo’s last World Cup,


tips the 30-year-old PSG winger


to make his mark in the tournament by leading the Brazil side.

Kaka told

Gazzetta Dello Sport


"The different time in the calendar, the temperature, the lack of travel and the possibility to start recovering right away are all factors that will play a role. The champions will be in top shape in my mind.

"In theory, it will be the last one for Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. I'm curious to see their impact. They will try to prove that they are still leaders.

"I'd like for Neymar to be anointed as their heir in this occasion considering his talent, and the person and player he has become."

Although Kaka fancies Brazil winning the Group G of the tournament, he believes


might cause them some trouble in their World Cup group.

"Brazil is the favourite because they have been working in on it for a long time. It was right to appoint Tite, and the group has the correct mix of youth and experience,"

he added


"The other top contenders are Argentina and France, while Serbia might be a surprise."



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source: La Gazzetta dello Sport

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