Neymar: My Dad Doesn't Decide My Career, I Do

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Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil star Neymar praised his father, but insisted he made his own decisions regarding his future.

Neymar has been linked with a move to Real Madrid after just one season at PSG, where he arrived in a world-record €222million switch from Barcelona last year.

The 26-year-old's dad has long acted as his advisor and also serves as his agent, but Neymar Jr. said any decisions about his career were in his own hands.

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"My father doesn't take decisions for my career. I'm the one who decides about that," he told Brazilian magazine VIP.

"He's the best advisor I could ask for but, in the end, it's my call.

"My father takes care of other matters that run parallel to football, so that I can focus only on my profession."

Neymar scored 28 goals in his first season at PSG, his campaign ended early by a foot injury.

He is preparing for the World Cup in Russia, where Brazil will face Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia in Group E.


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