Neymar feels ‘more alive than ever’ after a successful debut for PSG
Neymar stated last Sunday did not disappoint in his debut for Paris Saint-Germain. The topaankoop was good for a goal and an assist against en Avant Guingamp (0-3 win), and so he had afterwards a large smile on his face.
“I am very happy that we have won and I am very happy that I scored, that was very important,” said Neymar after the match in the Stade de Roudourou against the French Canal+.
The 25-year-old Brazilian, who the words “happy” and “happy” many times in his interview, gave in the second half of the duel with Guingamp the assist on the 0-2 of Edinson Cavani, after which he himself 0-3.
Neymar, who quite naturally was declared man of the match, came a week and a half ago for a recordsom of 222 million euros for FC Barcelona. It was PSG and Neymar a lot of criticism, but that does the attacker own say little.
“I am very calm,” he said. “I knew that it was difficult for Barcelona to leave, but I am very happy in Paris. People have to leave, at Barcelona compared to die, but I feel more alive than ever.”
Neymar scores during debut for PSG
Neymar celebrates his first goal for PSG.
Neymar after the 0-2 of PSG, in which he is the assist well.
A wink of Neymar to the fans of PSG during the warm-up.
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PSG coach Unai Emery was pleased with the first performance of Neymar, though he pointed especially to the strength of the entire team.
“Neymar is a great football player and great football players are always seen. But we have a lot of great players in our team.”
Team-mate Adrien Rabiot, one of the three Frenchmen in the basiselftal of PSG, called the debut of Neymar “fantastic”. “He has everyone impressed”, said the midfielder. “And you saw that he very much had fun in the field.”
Recordaankoop Neymar with a goal and assist immediately important for PSG
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