Neymar Jnr, has spoken of his admiration for former Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi, who he says really gave him support when he needed it most.
Neymar and Messi
The Brazilian footballer, who has since moved on to Paris Saint-Germain, struggled to hold back the tears as he praised Messi for his help during a tough period in his life.
“It’s a story I tell everyone,” he said in an interview with Globo Esporte.
Neymar said Messi, being the best in the world, the most caring man he had ever met, showed him love and support when he needed it most.