Neymar names his two favourite England players before the World Cup
Neymar reveals his two favourite England players before the World Cup.
The star of Paris Saint-Germain is travelling to Qatar with the intention of winning the competition and securing his place among the game’s all-time greats, but England might stand in their way.
Last Thursday, Three Lions head coach Gareth Southgate revealed his 26-man squad that will represent England at the World Cup.
It features players like Jordan Pickford, Declan Rice and Grealish, with all of them keen to avenge their Euro 2020 final heartbreak against Italy last summer with a win in Qatar over the next month.
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Southgate has selected a group full of talent, and Neymar has named his two favourite players from England, despite one of them not making the 26-man list.
“I really like [Harry] Kane and [Jadon] Sancho,” he told The Telegraph. “They’re two incredible players and I have a special love for them because I like players that have their qualities.”
The former Dortmund has made 22 international caps for his country but will have to wait longer to earn his next appearance.
On the other hand, if Kane scores three goals at the World Cup, he will surpass Wayne Rooney as England’s all-time leading scorer of goals. Kane will be one of the first names on the team sheet.
Neymar also spoke about who could win this year’s tournament. He said: