Brazilian legend names one player that will succeed Ronaldo and Messi

Brazilian legend names one player that will succeed Ronaldo and Messi

Former Brazilian international Cafu has said his countryman Neymar will be the only player that will succeed Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi.

For years now, the names of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been the major topic of discussion by football pundits considering their impressive display on the pitch of play.

Brazilian Cafu

Former Brazilian international Cafu

On Monday, January 9, 2017, Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo was named the World best footballer by the World football governing body FIFA at the inaugural ceremony in Zurich beating Lionel Messi and Antonio Griezmann.

Barcelona forward Neymar is now 24, and he is seven years younger than Cristiano Ronaldo and five years Messi's junior, and Cafu reckons it's inevitable the former Santos striker will surpass them as he reaches his prime.

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Neymar

Brazilian forward Neymar

''Yes, I am sure that Neymar is the player that will succeed Ronaldo and Messi in the next few years as the best footballer in the world.

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''Messi and Ronaldo have been so superb all these years, and Neymar is the man that will shine after them,'' the two-time World cup winner explained.

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