Neymar landed in Barcelona at 13:00 and went to the offices of the club, where he posed with his newly club badge at the entrance of the ground. After passing a medical with no problems at the Hospital de Barcelona, headed to the Sports City Sant Joan Despi to complete all medical tests.
In the afternoon, the player signed his contract with the Catalan club for the next five seasons in the company of Sandro Rosell. After the pitch jumped at 18.40 with a sleeveless number and took the applause of the 56,500 Catalans who, according to the club, witnessed his presentation at the Camp Nou.
“I’m thrilled, thank you very much. Want to help the team, this is more than a club.’ve Come to help Leo Messi so he is still the best in the world, it is a dream to play alongside him. May God bless us, long live the Barca, “he said before taking a lap of honor at the Camp Nou. After she returned to the locker room to change. There was photographed with Adriano, one of his fellow countrymen. The other will be with Alves.
He finally, appeared at a press conference with Andoni Zubizarreta and Josep Maria Bartomeu. “I am very happy to be realizing a dream in my life.’s A great day for me and my family.’s One more thing that God gave me in my life.
“Having the opportunity to play with players I admired important as Messi, Xavi, Iniesta. Now entered a new stage of my life. Going to have many joys and achievements,” he said. “The thrill of entering the Nou Camp and be cheered … cost me not mourn. My dream has come true,” he said.
The player explained why he decided to sign for Barca. “Barça and Madrid are two great clubs, I was happy because I wanted the two but my heart was with the club,” said the Brazilian. “It was a family decision. Course, the final word was mine, we’ve never driven by money. Did not work for money,” he said.
His happiness, the most important
“I have to be happy, that’s the main thing. Prior to playing my dad always asks me if I’m happy. I told him I would be happy at the club. Entire family We sat down and decided to go to the club,” he recalled. “Barca have always admired since childhood. Because he always played in many cracks. Barca The first image I remember is Ronaldinho, Messi then.”
“I never passed a medical with Real Madrid,” he said. “Madrid is a great club, I respect that. I went with my heart and I decided to play with Barca. ” he said. “Pele has always given me a lot of advice, but it has not interfered with my move to Barca,” he said.
Neymar spoke some words in your presentation in Catalan. “I’ll try to improve my Catalan, better speak Catalan than Castilian,” he said.