Neymar: It’s sad to feel young people don’t care about the national team

The star winger is disappointed with the way fans follow the national team these days

Neymar has criticised the way youngsters are following the Brazilian national team, saying the Selecao has detached itself from the people of the country.

The Paris Saint-Germain winger said there wasn’t enough discussion about the Brazil national team’s game, complaining that the team’s performance was not being recognised and publicised enough.

Brazil are unbeaten in the first 15 games of this World Qualifiers, Neymar said: “Brazil has become very alienated from the fans, I don’t know how this happened, but now our game is not talked about, it seems that Brazil’s The game doesn’t matter, it’s sad to live in this era.”

Neymar’s relationship with the Brazilian national team has had its ups and downs, and he admits that playing for the country has brought him a lot of mental pressure. In an interview last year, Neymar said: “I think the 2022 World Cup will be my last World Cup.”

“Because I don’t know if I have enough mental strength to play football, I will try my best to perform well, win honors with the country, and realize my biggest dream since I was a child. I hope I can do it.”