Messi: It would be 'terrible' to see Neymar at Real Madrid

Messi: It would be 'terrible' to see Neymar at Real Madrid

Messi: It would be 'terrible' to see Neymar at Real Madrid

"It's a very hard time, I think it's the most hard I have had because we are so close to my dream, the World Cup".

"Although [Neymar's time in Barcelona] ended the way it did, he won important titles here, he won the Champions League, he won La Liga".

Incidentally, Neymar had reportedly said he'd return to Barcelona if Messi requested him to. It would be a huge blow for everyone.

Messi told TyC Sports on Tuesday that "it would be bad, for all that Ney means to Barcelona".

Marcelo told reporters: "The best come to Madrid and I would love to play with Neymar".

Along with Luis Suarez and Leo Messi, Neymar was part of one of the most feared strike partnerships in the history of the game.

"And on a football level, it would make Madrid much stronger than they already are".

The 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup will kick off on June 14th with hosts Russian Federation taking on Saudi Arabia in a Group A encounter at the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow.

Sao Paulo: Brazilian striker Neymar said getting fit for the World Cup following surgery has been the biggest challenge of his career and he is also anxious about how his injured foot will respond to top-class competition.

Returning from a long layoff will be a challenge for the forward, as he'll have to get back up to speed quickly if he is to shine on the biggest stage in the sport.

Zidane was also asked whether Neymar would be able to work alongside Cristiano Ronaldo, to which he responded: "Good players are always compatible".

The striker has not played since February, but knows that soccer-mad Brazil hopes he is fit to lead its team to glory in the World Cup.

The Emir will not be shown up by Neymar after just one year and not even a full season at that. Moreover, Neymar perfectly suits the Galacticos ideology followed by Real Madrid's President Florentino Perez.

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