Neymar was piled on the verge of tears during an interview where he discussed his “very special” friendship with Lionel Messi at Barcelona .
The Brazil star left the Nou Camp in a world-record £198million move in 2017 and Messi lately revealed he would love his former teammate to return .
Neymar enjoyed a stunning rapport with the Argentine superstar in the four years they played together at Barcelona after he joined from home club Santos in 2013.
In an interview with Esporte Espetacular, Neymar almost broke down as he revealed the support he was always given by Messi during his time in Spain. “I tell this story to everyone, that at the time I most needed support, the man on the team, the best in the world, came and gave me love.” He added.
He added: “It’s difficult, it’s difficult, being sincere is very difficult because Leo was a very special guy for me at Barcelona.”