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Neymar: I want Robinho to join Santos

Posted Monday, December 03, 2012 by YAHOO Sport49 hits

Neymar says he is desperate for Robinho to join him at Santos. The AC Milan forward has endured a frustrating campaign to date and failed to find the form which saw the Rossoneri spend 18 million euros on his signature back in 2010. Rumors have continued to linger about his future at San Siro, with the 28-year-old persistently linked with a move back to his homeland and his former club. Neyma...Full Story »

Blatter: Neymar must come to Europe to have chance of winning Ballon d'Or

Posted Saturday, December 01, 2012 by YAHOO Sport100 hits

FIFA president Sepp Blatter insists that Santos striker Neymar should be looking into a transfer to Europe if he wants to win the Ballon d'Or. The youngster was not included on the recently-revealed shortlist of finalists for the prize, but 76-year-old Blatter says that the Brazilian wonderkid might have a chance to win it - but that he will first have to move away from his homeland. "Neymar i...Full Story »

Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar lead FIFA FIFPro World XI attacking shortlist

Posted Friday, November 30, 2012 by YAHOO Sport98 hits

The attacking nominations for the FIFA FIFPro World XI 2012 have been announced, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi not surprisingly leading the way. The likes of Neymar, Sergio Aguero, Edinson Cavani, Radamel Falcao and Robin Van Persie have also all been named among the 15 candidates for a place in this year's ultimate side. Manchester City forward Mario Balotelli, Real Madrid's Karim B...Full Story »

Neymar blames pitch for missed penalty kick

Posted Thursday, November 15, 2012 by hits

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Neymar blamed an "unstable" pitch after the Brazil forward missed a penalty against Colombia with an effort which bore more resemblance to an American football field goal or rugby conversion. "The penalty was horrible but you probably noticed the state the pitch was in, it didn't have any stability," the 20-year-old told Brazilian media after the ...Full Story »

Luiz Ronaldo urges Neymar to do his talking on the pitch

Posted Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by Goal.com405 hits

The retired Selecao great believes that the Santos youngster should concentrate on football rather than listen to speculation in the press, with transfers constantly rumoured Brazil legend Ronaldo insists that Santos attacker Neymar should let his football do the talking on the pitch rather than get involved with media rumours about his future ahead of World Cup 2014 in their home country. T...Full Story »

Ronaldo urges Neymar to do his talking on the pitch

Posted Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by YAHOO Sport66 hits

Brazil legend Ronaldo insists Santos attacker Neymar should let his football do the talking on the pitch rather than get involved with media rumors about his future ahead of World Cup 2014 in their home country. There has been constant speculation about where Neymar will end up if he eventually leaves the Brazilian club and the youngster has also had to deal with criticism from some quarters re...Full Story »

Santos say Neymar's transfer to Premier League Chelsea was 'almost certain'

Posted Tuesday, November 13, 2012 by skysports.com412 hits

Neymar: The Brazilian star has been linked with both Chelsea and Barcelona Santos were 'almost certain' Neymar would be sold to Chelsea but now think the Brazil superstar could stay in South America beyond 2014. The forward was linked with a summer move to Stamford Bridge and reports have also suggested a deal is in place for a transfer to Barcelona. But Santos president Luis Alvaro de Olivei...Full Story »

Neymar: Opposition support makes me want to cry

Posted Tuesday, November 06, 2012 by YAHOO Sport64 hits

Neymar says the overwhelming reaction of rival supporters to his performance on Saturday nearly reduced him to tears. The Brazil sensation scored a hat trick as Santos beat Cruzeiro 4-0 at the Mineirao Stadium and though the home support jeered its own players for an abject display, the fans gave the 20-year-old a standing ovation as he made his way off the pitch. "I am overcome, it makes me w...Full Story »

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is unsure of Neymar's situation

Posted Monday, November 05, 2012 by skysports.com231 hits

Neymar: Santos forward has been linked with Barcelona and Man City Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini is unsure of the situation regarding Neymar as he prepares to hold talks with the club's new director of football Txiki Begiristain. The Premier League champions confirmed the appointment of Begiristain last week, with the Spaniard having previously held a similar position at Barcelona. ...Full Story »

Neymar: Messi is one of a kind

Posted Friday, November 02, 2012 by ESPN257 hits

Santos striker has revealed his admiration for Barcelona star Lionel Messi and hopes to play alongside him one day. The in-demand Brazilian star was recently asked to comment on the upcoming Ballon d'Or awards and he singled out Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta for praise but admitted that the Argentine star is, in his opinion, netter than the rest. "For me, there are three player...Full Story »

Neymar open to Premier League move

Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by hits

Chelsea target Neymar has put the Premier League on red alert after revealing he wants to learn English. The Brazilian star has been linked with a move to Spanish giants Barcelona or Real Madrid recently after twice reportedly turning down moves to Stamford Bridge. But he revealed his language intentions while on international duty with his country in Poland where Brazil are playing Japan. ...Full Story »

Brazil 8-0 China: Neymar nets hat-trick in crushing victory

Posted Tuesday, September 11, 2012 by Goal.com239 hits

The Selecao were unstoppable in Pernambuco, as the Santos wonderkid netted a triple to see off an extremely disappointing China side with help from Oscar, Hulk, Ramires and Lucas Three goals for Neymar and a masterful display from new Chelsea signing Oscar were the key for Brazil, as they showed no mercy in destroying a demoralised China team 8-0 in Recife. The midfielder, Hulk, Ramires and L...Full Story »

United’s £38m bid for Neymar

Posted Wednesday, September 05, 2012 by The Sun970 hits

United’s £38m bid for Neymar MANCHESTER UNITED made a £38m deadline day attempt to land Brazil superstar Neymar. The club record bid failed when the Santos ace, 20, said he wanted to stay put until after his country had hosted the 2014 World Cup. United boss Alex Ferguson’s approach puts Wayne Rooney’s position at the club even further into question and the Scot wi...Full Story »

Neymar can be more complete than Messi and Maradona, says Pele

Posted Tuesday, August 21, 2012 by YAHOO Sport114 hits

Former Brazil ace Pele has reopened the debate over who the world's best player is, again lauding Santos starlet Neymar as the globe's finest ahead of Barcelona's Lionel Messi and former Argentina player and coach Diego Maradona. The 1958 World Cup winner has an uneasy relationship with Maradona, with the pair often engaging in discussions over who is the world's current and best-ever footballe...Full Story »

Neymar expects nothing new in Olympic final

Posted Thursday, August 09, 2012 by YAHOO Sport64 hits

For Brazil, the Olympic soccer final means a chance to end decades of frustration. For Neymar, it's just another match. Neymar said he will not approach Saturday's final against Mexico much differently than any other match, even though it can give Brazil its coveted first Olympic gold in soccer. It's the only title the five-time World Cup champions have yet to win. It will be the 20year-old Ne...Full Story »

Oscar on Neymar mission for Blues

Posted Monday, August 06, 2012 by ESPN277 hits

Chelsea's new Brazilian signing Oscar has revealed that he is trying to persuade international team-mate Neymar to join him at Stamford Bridge. The European champions have been busy in the summer transfer market and added the likes of Eden Hazard, Marko Marin and Oscar to their first-team ranks. Oscar is currently away on Olympic duty with the Brazil national team together with Santos star N...Full Story »

Neymar unfazed by boos from British crowds

Posted Sunday, August 05, 2012 by Goal.com186 hits

Neymar has stated that he is unaffected by the boos the rained down on him during Brazil's Olympic quarter-final win over Honduras. The Selecao slugged it out to emerge eventual 3-2 victors in a bad-tempered match that saw their opponents pick up eight yellow and two red cards at Newcastle's St James' Park. The Santos star, who was jeered following his role in the expulsion of Wilmer Crisant...Full Story »

Parreira: Neymar can lead Brazil to Olympic gold

Posted Sunday, August 05, 2012 by YAHOO Sport49 hits

Neymar can lead Brazil to Olympic gold, former coach Carlos Alberto Parreira says - but he says the talented striker still has some growing up to do. Parreira, who coached Brazil to its 1994 World Cup title, expects Brazil to win its first Olympic title at the London Games after the exit of fellow favorites Spain and Uruguay. Brazil beat Honduras 3-2 Saturday to reach the semifinals. "Brazil h...Full Story »

Brazil 3-1 Belarus: Neymar dazzles to send Selecao through to Olympics quarterfinals

Posted Monday, July 30, 2012 by YAHOO Sport45 hits

Brazil ensured its qualification to the Olympic Games quarterfinals thanks to a 3-1 victory over Belarus at Old Trafford. The game began at a fast and furious pace, and it was Belarus who took a surprise lead thanks to a Renan Bardini Bressan header in just the seventh minute. Alexandre Pato struck the equalizer in the 14th minute with another header, and from there the Brazilians began to domi...Full Story »

Neymar the star as Brazil bounce back

Posted Monday, July 30, 2012 by YAHOO Sport32 hits

Neymar showed just why the world's top football clubs want to sign him with a virtuoso display as Brazil came from a goal behind to beat Belarus 3-1 at a packed Old Trafford on Sunday. Spanish giants Barcelona are the latest leading club to have expressed an interest in the 20-year-old and it was easy to see why as, thanks largely to Neymar's brilliance, they qualified for the quarter-finals of...Full Story »

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