Lionel Messi is the best in the world, says Neymar
Brazil captain has hailed Messi as the best player in the world as his double propelled Barcelona to the Copa del Rey title in a 3-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao.
The Argentine scored a sublime individual effort to open the scoring, and Neymar added the second soon after that. The four-time Ballon d'Or winner grabbed his second after the interval. After the game, the Brazilian was full of praise for Messi and opined that he is unmatched in the global game. He said: "Leo [Messi] is spectacular, a star. For me, he is the best in the world and it’s an honour to be part of this team, with players of this quality. I am very pleased, very happy for everything we have done and I congratulate the team for the match."