In Summary
  • He won an Olympic gold medal in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 but has experienced many disappointments, particularly at the World Cup.
  • In 2014, in Brazil, a back injury in the quarter-finals against Colombia prevented him from being on the field during the 7-1 semi-final debacle against Germany.

SINGAPORE

On the eve of his 100th international Brazilian appearance, striker Neymar spoke Wednesday about his commitment to both his country and his club, Paris-Saint Germain.

Brazil face Senegal on Thursday in a friendly in Singapore and the Brazilian federation presented Neymar with a special shirt on Wednesday with the number 100 on the back instead of his customary 10.

"I'm happy in the national team and with my club too," said Neymar, who tried to escape Paris and return to Barcelona in the summer.

"Everyone knows what happened during the last transfer window, my initial desires, but today I'm happy and I feel comfortable in my club."

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