Highly visible since his arrival at Olympique Lyonnais, Brazilian midfielder Bruno Guimaraes also caught the eye of Neymar who dubbed him after PSG’s victory against Gones in the semi-finals of the Coupe de France . In an interview with L’Equipe this Sunday, the young “crack”, as Ney called him, talks about their discussions.
“Good luck crack.” This honor signed Neymar on social networks is addressed to Bruno Guimaraes. Barely arrived in Lyon at the winter transfer window, the Brazilian midfielder has already made its mark on the national scene. At 22, he plays like an old man and changes the game of his team. Performance noted by coach Tite who got it convened for the first time with the Selecao but also by Neymar, his opponent Wednesday in the semi-finals of the Coupe de France (1-5). A match in which the Parisian exchanged with the young Gone. But what did he tell her?
“It was really great to face a player who marked my youth”
“Nothing special, responds the person to The team this Sunday. During the match we talked about the blow I had received, he asked me if everything was fine, after the match we also talked a bit. It’s gratifying to see such respect coming from a phenomenon like Neymar. ”
Despite OL’s severe defeat and elimination, he who was crowned best player in the pre-Olympic tournament (he would like to participate in the Tokyo Games) will not forget this meeting: “We have friends in common, but it was the first time that we played against each other, he said. It was really great to face a player who marked my youth. ” Guimaraes and the Lyonnais return to the championship this Sunday evening with a trip to Lille (9 p.m.) at the end of the 28th day of Ligue 1.