Visiting a press conference two days before the match against Colombia on Thursday, Lucas Paqueta expressed his admiration for Neymar.
Obviously defeated after the heavy defeat conceded with Lyon face au Rennais Stadium (4-1) and singled out for his attitude at the end of the match after having ‘stolen’ the penalty that Houssem Aouar was supposed to shoot, Lucas Paqueta smiled again as soon as he arrived in Brazil.
Present at a press conference on Tuesday, was thus particularly enthusiastic about his agreement with Neymar. “We get along really well on and off the pitch as well. He always supports me so that I can play my best football », he said, adding: “Neymar is an idol for me, it’s always special to play alongside him. When I went through difficult times, he told me that I had to be patient, that I was a great player. ”
In difficulties at AC Milan, the Brazilian has relived since his arrival at OL in the summer of 2020. Whether with the Rhone club or the Seleçao. “The year 2021 has been wonderful for me, I am very happy with what I am going through at the moment with Lyon and in the selection. Wearing this jersey (from Brazil) has always been a dream for me ”, he said.