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Neymar I didnt want the Brazil No 10 jersey

first_imgNeymar revealed that he initially didn’t want anything to do with the No. 10 jersey that he now wears for both Brazil and Paris Saint-GermainBrazilian greats Pele, Zico, Rivaldo and Ronaldinho have all donned the iconic shirt over the years for the national team with Neymar the latest to inherit it.The No.10 jersey normally goes to the player with the most creative influence within the team, which makes Neymar the natural choice given his attacking flair.And the 26-year-old appears to have embraced it with manager Tite recently naming him the new Brazil captain.But Neymar revealed that there had been a period where he avoided wearing the shirt, which began in his early days back at Brazilian side Santos, where he hoped to emulate idol Robinho.PSG, Neymar, Ligue 1PSG ultras sent a warning letter to Neymar Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 Brazilian superstar Neymar might play today his first game of the season for Paris Saint-Germain and the team’s ultras have warned him.“Robinho was always my biggest idol and therefore at Santos I wanted to play with the number seven and started using it,” Neymar told UOL Esporte.“Then Robinho came back and I had to respect him, so I took 11, which was the second option I liked the most.”He added: “Before the Confederations Cup, [Luiz Felipe] Scolari was distributing the numbers and I told him that I liked seven and 11.“Dani Alves, however, looked at me and said: ‘You are the 10, put it on. You have to use it’.”After wearing the No.11 jersey for four years at Barcelona, Neymar is also the 10 at PSG following his world record €222m last year.last_img