“Ballon d’Or? I haven’t watched many games this season, but from what I’ve seen so far, Vinicius Jr is the one who deserves it,” Neymar has told TNT Sports.
Vinicius Jr is Neymar’s teammate in Brazil’s national team. The two players will compete for the 2022 World Cup glory in November.
The Real Madrid forward has had an incredible season and scored the winner in the Champions League final, extending his goalscoring tally to 22 goals. The Brazilian also has 16 assists to his name this term.
Karim Benzema is the top favorite to win the prize. The Frenchman bagged 44 goals and provided 15 assists this season.