Former Real Madrid star Kaka has revealed Brazil and Barcelona forward Neymar as his favourite young player in the world today.
Kaka, who now plays with Orlando City in the MLS, told Goal how his fellow Brazilian is his favourite young player in the game and how he makes life in La Liga look so easy.
Kaka said: “I would say Neymar is my favourite young player, I love the way he plays. He makes everything so easy and he’s enjoying playing with Barcelona.”
Neymar has had another incredible season for Barcelona with some extremely impressive performances. Earlier this year, the 25-year-old scored his 100th goal for the club after only 175 appearances, this came in the 4-1 victory over Granada in April.
Internationally, the Barcelona winger shows great promise in a young Brazil squad that will be strong favourites in the 2018 World Cup. Playing alongside the likes of Philippe Coutinho, Wllian and Douglas Costa, they have high hopes of great success in the coming years of international football.
Kaka explained how well the Brazil team are doing at present with the new head coach and believes that they have a good chance of victory at the next World Cup. However, despite being unsure of his chances of making the squad, he says he will be ready if his call-up does come.
He said: “Brazil are doing very good. Now [head coach] Tite has put the national team on the right track,” Kaka said. “They’re playing very good. They’ve qualified for the next World Cup and Brazil will probably be one of the favorites for the next World Cup.”
He added: “About my time with the national team, really I don’t know,” he continued. “I just think about [Orlando City] and if I think I’m playing good here, consistently every game doing good, maybe. If the national team coach thinks I can help in some way the national team, I’ll be ready to play for Brazil.”
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