Brazil and Atletico Madrid left back Filipe Luis says that his national side team mate Neymar has made the right choice by going to Paris Saint Germain by leaving Spanish giant Barcelona in this summer.
When the transfer news of Neymar from Barca to PSG had first arisen, most of the fans considered it nothing but a rumor. But, it ended up being a true news as PSG has unlocked Neymar’s 222 million Euro release clause as Neymar really wanted to leave Barca for Paris and that surprise shook us all. Whatever his 222 million transfer move to PSG has been going very easy for him until now as it seems like he has become settled there well and has already scored 5 goals and assisted 5 times in 5 matches in this season for Paris Saint Germain.
Felipe Luis has rejected some awful suggestions regarding Neymar that, many people kept saying that Neymar’s move to PSG is mainly beneficial for Neymar as he will get more money by playing there. But, this veteran Atletico Madrid left back denied those suggestions and said to the media that, Neymar had made the right chouice for him by joining PSG.
he has said that, people can see that he is different from the others. At Paris, he [Neymar] is free and happy. He also said that, people like Neymar do not move from one club to another for money.
Felipe Luis has also defended his another fellow Brazil teammate Paulinho, as many fans did not take his transfer from the Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande to Barcelona easily.
he said about Paulinho that, Paulinho will surprise many people at Barcelona. he also said that, if Paulinho was not fit for playing at Barca, he would have played for Atletico Madrid.
Felipe Luis also talked about his encounters over the years against Barca and Argentina superstar Lionel Messi, which includes the straight red card he got in January, 2016 due to a great challenge on the Argentine forward during a league game at Barcelona stadium.
He says about Messi that he admires him a lot. He confirmed that, Messi has never come to him again for anything that happened on the field. He also admits that, he had never asked for Messi’s shirt, as an explanation of that he said that he goes on the football pitch to win a game, not to do show off that he has played against Lionel Messi.
Felipe Luis also said that, he felt that Real madrid and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo who has at last won an International Trophy last year, The Euro has been very much luck to win the Balon d’Or trophy last year, while Messi was voted second and Atletico Madrid and France international Antoine Griezmann had become third.
This Atletico Madrid defender said to the media that, Balon d’Or trophy is very much subjective. He feels like, Cristiano Ronaldo did not do anything until the last two months, which could win him the Balon d’Or.