This revelation came in when the Brazilian was speaking to The Players' Tribune alongside NBA star Steph Curry.
As we all know Neymar. Jr is the world most expensive footballer who spent four seasons along side the Argentinian in Camp Nou. His spell there was a great success that includes winning two La Liga titles and a Champions League in that time.
Neymar also made mention of Cristiano who he addressed as a beast of football. He came up against the Portuguese on numerous occasions while he was at Barcelona.
"Facing Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo – and I played with Messi, who is, for me, one of the greatest footballers of all time, and he is my idol in football," said Neymar.
"With Messi, I learned every day, whether during our practice, or playing with him, or just watching him play. And that made me stronger and it increased my capacity on the field because I kept learning a lot from him.
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He continued by saying this about CR7
Neymar made a revelation by saying, Lionel Messi was his Idol because he learned from him everyday"As for Cristiano Ronaldo , he is a monster. Facing him is a pleasure and an honor, but we have to be more prepared. He is one of the greatest in football so you get smarter, you get alert, but at the same time you learn a lot, too.
"So, they are two of the big guys that I can relate to, because I want to learn, I want more, I want to win, I want more trophies, score more goals … so I keep learning from them every day."
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