Neymar has spoken about his future at Paris Saint-Germain, hinting that his next club could be in the MLS.
Speaking on popular streaming platform Twitch, Neymar said: “I’d love to play in the U.S, actually. I’d love to play there for a season.”
In recent years, the huge salaries have been a major attraction for players to move to the country, but Neymar gave a more personal reason for his interest, saying: “First of all, their season is shorter, so I’d get three months vacation.” The Brazilian seems to have an eye on a more relaxed end to his career.
Fellow countryman Pele also moved to the MLS in his career, a player who Neymar looks up to and mentioned in an interview how he is the “king of football.” Following in the footsteps of someone who he considers his idol wouldn’t be a huge surprise. Of course, he has unfinished business at PSG and will be a key figure in their attempts to win their first ever Champions League.
PSG defeated Real Madrid 1-0 in the first leg of their round of 16 tie and will be looking to advance into the quarter finals when they face Carlo Ancelotti’s men in the second leg next month. Neymar missed the majority of the first game due to recent injury struggles but will be hoping to be fully fit to start the return leg in Madrid.