14 December 2011

Neymar: "Barcelona is the favorite"

"It's hard to lose the first game as Inter went last year (Porto Alegre International lost to Mazembe). We had a great start and we take confidence in the final," said Santos forward.

Neymar has heaped praise on Barcelona, ​​one possible rival Santos in the final of Club World Cup on Sunday, but first have to win at Al Sadd in the semifinals. The Brazilian said after the victory of the Santos against the Japanese Kashiwa (1-3), the Spanish team is the best in the tournament, and is the leading candidate to take the title.

"It's hard to lose the first game as Inter went last year (International Porto Alegre lost to Mazembe). We had a great start and we take confidence in the final," said Santos forward. On the beautiful Dodge you made in both scoring and helped to open the bookmarks, said he "really wanted to throw, I come quickly to a rival and had to change. It was improvisation."

Neymar, like most, assumed to be the rival of the Santos in the final is Barcelona. "Every time you play Barcelona everyone wants to see. It is the best team in the Club World Cup. They are the favorites," he said. Finally he spoke of his physical problems in his left ankle, caused as a result of accidentally stepped on teammate Danilo in the first half. "I've had a lot of trouble, but now I will try to be good for the final," he said. (via AS)