Lionel Messi bids emotional farewell to Neymar ahead of Brazilian striker’s record transfer move to Paris St Germain

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 03 August 2017, 08:39 AM
Neymar - File Photo
Neymar - File Photo

It was a charged up environment at Camp Nou after reports of Brazilian striker Neymar leaving Barcelona became quite the reality post the striker confirming his move to Paris Saint Germain.

Neymar’s strike partner Lionel Messi bid farewell to the striker by penning down a sweet note for him. Messi said “I wish you all the happiness in this next phase of your life. I’ll see you soon.” And Neymar replied: “Thank you brother. I will miss you uncle.”

Football pundits cited the driving force behind Neymar leaving the Catalan is to step out of Messi’s shadow. However, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner proved there are no hard feelings between the pair as he posted an emotional thank you message to his former strike partner.

Messi, who won two La Liga titles, two Copa del Reys and the Champions League with Neymar, wrote: “It was an enormous pleasure sharing these years with you, my friend. A video showed a montage of the two players, celebrating alongside each other and lifting numerous trophies. 

First Published: Thursday, August 03, 2017 07:28 AM
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