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Neymar is asked why he signed for Paris Saint-Germain by England mascot

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It wasn’t the most entertaining of matches, but England can be satisfied with their 0-0 draw against Brazil at Wembley.

After all, this is a Brazil side that one of the favourites to win the World Cup in Russia next summer after they breezed through the South American section of qualifying.

The likes of Gabriel Jesus, Philippe Coutinho and Neymar were kept quiet by a relatively inexperienced side that included Harry Maguire, Joe Gomez, Jake Livermore and Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

While the entertainment on the pitch wasn’t too exciting, the FA have released their ‘Tunnel Cam’ from the match which makes for very interesting viewing.

Now, Neymar has often been criticised for his behaviour since becoming the world’s most expensive footballer. He’s been arguing with Edinson Cavani over who takes the free-kick and penalties at Paris Saint-Germain and is believed to have even unfollowed the Uruguayan on social media.

However, his behaviour before Brazil’s friendly against England showed a very different side to him.

He spent time chatting with the young England mascots in the tunnel just moments before kick-off.

And during that exchange, a cheeky youngster asked Neymar “Why did you go to PSG?”

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Great question.

Why did Neymar swap Barcelona for PSG this summer?

Of course, the superstar was never going to admit it was for financial reasons or to get away from Lionel Messi in order to win the Ballon d'Or. Instead, he appears to tell the mascot “to make the French Ligue the best.”

Watch: Neymar chats with England mascots

Take a look at the beautiful moment (Fast forward to 4:20 in the video):

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On the pitch, Neymar couldn’t inspire his Brazilian side to victory but showed glimpses to explain exactly why he cost PSG €222 million.

Danny Rose on Neymar

And Danny Rose, who came on as a late substitute, was impressed at seeing the forward up close and personal for the first time.

"He's one of [the best in the world]," the Tottenham defender said.

"It was a pleasure to see him live and it's not until you actually watch him you get to see how sharp he is.

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"I definitely saw why there's so much hype about him, why he's scored so many goals for Barcelona, Brazil and now PSG."

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Topics:
Barcelona
Paris Saint-Germain
Brazil Football
England Football
Premier League
Danny Rose
Neymar
Football
Paris Saint-Germain
Ligue 1
Edinson Cavani
World Cup
Philippe Coutinho
Lionel Messi

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