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Alisson: “Neymar can be the best in the world anywhere he plays”

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Alisson Becker is a firm Brazilian number one, regularly playing in front of his Premier League rival, Ederson.

While Liverpool is on a perfect run at the start of the season, Alisson is recovering from his injury.

The goalkeeper was the key to the Champions League success last season when Liverpool knocked out Barcelona and Tottenham en route to the title.

And with Alisson making historic success with Liverpool, Neymar is living through his hardest days in European football.

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BELGRADE, SERBIA – DECEMBER 11: Neymar of Paris Saint-Germain warms up prior to the UEFA Champions League Group C match between Red Star Belgrade and Paris Saint-Germain at Rajko Mitic Stadium on December 11, 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

The Brazilian wanted to move to Barcelona this summer. However, the move failed, and now Neymar is stuck in Paris.

Despite all of that, Neymar is playing some good football at the start of the season with PSG.

Alisson spoke to Mundo Deportivo, where he commented on his teammate from Brazil:

“I think that Neymar can be the best in the world on any team,” he said.

“Neymar is a high-level player and would be fundamental in any team in the world.

“If he returns to Barcelona or not… I wish him good luck and to play with his usual joy and energy, wherever he is.”

When asked about Liverpool’s big Champions League triumph, Alisson added:

“The truth is that Messi played very well in the first leg in Barcelona and achieved two goals, but in the return I managed to stop him in some important moments,” the Brazilian said.

“Messi is one of the best players in football history, but I don’t think only of duels with him. Both Barcelona and Argentina are two very good teams that have high quality players.

“Luckily, in the last three matches I have been able to overcome him, but the merits are of the whole team: Rome, Liverpool and Brazil.”

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