Messi better than a playstation?

Oliver Baines Football Leave a Comment

Lionel Messi’s undoubted ability and skill has been likened to that of a Playstation by team-mate Neymar and manager, Luis Enrique. Messi assisted two Neymar goals at Barcelona beat Atletico Bilbao 2-0 to climb to the top of La Liga. “Messi is a star. I am improving playing with him,” said Brazil’s Neymar, 22. Even the Barcelona manager Luis Enrique …

Read more | Comments (0)

“I was 2cm away from being paralysed” – Neymar

Oliver Baines Football 1 Comment

A tearful Neymar struggled to contemplate what might have been if the tackle which ended his World Cup had been the tackle which ended his career. The 22-year-old Brazilian wonder-kid fractured vertebra when he was maliciously kneed in the back by Colombia’s Juan Zuniga in Brazil’s 2-1 Quarter Final win. “God blessed me” – the simple words which echoed the …

Read more | Comments (0)

Rodriguez or Neymar?

Oliver Baines Football Leave a Comment

Who is better? Colombia’s James Rodriguez or Brazil’s Neymar? Both are so similar, but yet very different players. Rodriguez has been the name on everyone’s lips of late; scoring 5 goals and providing 2 assists. The Colombian has dazzled defences with his intricate skill but he also possesses a team cohesiveness that unifies his play. Rodriguez knows the difference between …

Read more | Comments (0)