The Brazilian captain says that Neymar is a great player even though he’s just 22 years old. He admits that Neymar can lead Brazil to the finals and make them win the trophy.
Thiago Silva admits that Neymar is Brazil’s key player and he’s a great performer. Neymar has scored 4 goals in 3 games in this competition , being on the top of goal scorers list alongside Messi.
“He is an exciting talent,” said Thiago Silva. “At 22, he can carry the team on his own, which is the sign of a great performer. We are really happy for him.”
Brazil will play vs Chile today at 18:00cet. The defender says that it’s a hard game, but they will go through. Chile finished second in the group stage after beating Austria and Spain.
“[It will be] really tough as Chile are playing superbly,” he added. “They lost to Netherlands, which was the best team in their group.
“But before that they had sent Spain, the world champions, home. In the qualifiers, too, they had performed well. So, we are in for a good exciting match.”
If Brazil wins this match , they’ll face the winner of Colombia/Uruguay match in the quarter finals.