Lionel Messi and Neymar are making up for lost time after only playing at Barcelona for four seasons.
Messi wishes he had played with Neymar for longer at Barcelona however appreciates reuniting with him again at PSG.
They both formed a dear fellowship and fabricated a strong bond at Camp Nou.
Neymar and Messi were teammates on a Barcelona team that won two LaLiga titles, three Copa del Reys, and the Champions League, among other prizes, before his sale to Paris Saint-Germain 222 million euros.
Notwithstanding, Barca’s financial issues finally caught up with them, and the club couldn’t sign Messi to another contract last year because the LaLiga salary cap dropped significantly.
Lionel Messi followed Neymar to Paris, and despite neither player having their best season last year, both have started the 2022-23 campaign solidly under Christophe Galtier.
Neymar’s 19 goals are more than anyone else in the main five leagues, while Messi’s 14 places him third, enjoying consistently.
“With Neymar, we have known each other for a long time, by heart, since Barcelona,” Messi told TUDN.
“I would’ve prefer to have had the option to appreciate him substantially more in Barcelona.
“Yet, presently I meet him again in Paris, and we are happy to be together. I love playing with him.”
In addition to Neymar, Messi plays alongside several other superstars at PSG.
Kylian Mbappe stayed with PSG after flirting with Real Madrid, and Messi is confident the France star will lead his generation in the game. He said, “Kylian, he’s an alternate player.”
Messi added, “He is a beast who is exceptionally strong, goes from space to space. He’s fast, scores a great deal of goals, is extremely finished, and has been proving himself for years.
On this day in 2015, Barcelona defeated Atletico Madrid 3-1 with Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar all scoring. pic.twitter.com/qThzzenlDv
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Continuing, “In the coming years, he will be among the best, for sure.”