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‘I Thought That I Was Inside A Video Game’ – Neymar Was Embarrassed To Speak To Messi

Brazilian superstar revealed that he initially felt it difficult to adapt to .

Neymar had his heart out in his sleeve and said that he was embarrassed to talk to and felt as if he was inside a video game when made a switch from Santos to Barcelona in 2013.

Neymar attended Messi’s wedding ceremony in Rosario on Friday.

Over the span of years, the Brazilian has developed a very close bond with the Argentine legend.

Lionel MessiBut Neymar has now revealed that he was not always so comfortable around Messi and took time to before striking a bond a friendship with the Argentine superstar.  He also said that the initial days at was not so flowery as he felt nervous to enter a dressing room full of superstars.

messi neymarNeyamr said: “I would walk into the dressing room and I would look to one side and see Messi and then I would look to the other side and I would see Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Gerard Pique and Dani Alves.”

“I thought that I was inside a video game. One day I was playing with them on the games console and then the next day I was there next to them.”

“The first month was very difficult and to begin with I was embarrassed to speak to Messi, as these guys were idols. They were idols to me, while I was the new arrival and still very young.”

Neymar, is an integral part of the ‘MSN’ strikeforce alongside Messi and at Barcelona – shared his best wishes for the five-time Ballon d’Or winner and his bride on Instagram after attending his marriage to long-time girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo.

The 25-year-old forward accentuated that he could not have survived in Barca without the unconditional support from his team-mates and those closest to him.

He said: “Everything begins from zero, as what you have done in counts for nothing [in Europe].”

“You have to prove your worth. You have to fight and I had struggles adapting. Friends and supposed cousins appear from out of the woodwork. It’s tricky.”

“But in the end it all worked out thanks to the help of my team-mates, family and friends. They helped to keep me focused and concentrated.”

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