Willian: Brazil squad will help Neymar win World Cup
Brazil midfielder Willian has joined the list of big names praising Neymar but admitted he and his team mates must try to share the pressure on his shoulders.
The Barcelona attacker has handled the weight of expectation with assured ease thus far scoring four goals in three matches.
However, Willian appreciates that the other members in the Brazil squad need to share the burden of helping the host nation win a sixth World Cup crown.
The Chelsea midfielder told The Times of India about the skill of international colleague Neymar, Goal.com quoted Willian.
"I know one thing; Neymar is a star,” Willian said.
“He is the biggest name in the squad, one of the best in the world.
"But his responsibilities are something we all want to share. We all feel it and we all want to take that responsibility."
Going into the tournament many had speculated whether or not the 22-year-old could handle the pressure and so far he has answered those questions emphatically.
Willian and his team mates will now hope they can share the pressure, starting against Chile on Saturday.