Neymar urged Barcelona defender Gerard Pique not to post a controversial picture of him rejecting a move to Paris Saint Germaine.
Pique was on the verge of posting a picture on Twitter of the pair together with the caption: ‘He stays’.
The defender wants the Brazilian to stay at the Camp Nou for and was on the verge of posting it on the social media network before Neymar interfered the post suggested the Brazilian would turn down PSG, despite all evidence pointing towards the contrary.Related: Neymar praises former teammate Lionel Messi
And at his official unveiling, Neymar revealed that he urged Pique not to post the controversial photograph.“It was just a bit of fun, things were relaxed,”
he said.“I told him not to do it as I hadn’t made my decision yet, but it was just a joke. He expressed his feelings and I respect that.”
Neymar, the world most expensive player has now committed to the challenge of landing Europe's top club prize with PSG.
He told his new team's website: “I am extremely happy to join Paris St Germain.Related: Barcelona is set to hijack Manchester City target“Since I arrived in Europe, the club has always been one of the most competitive and most ambitious.“And the biggest challenge, what most motivated me to join my new team-mates, is to help the club to conquer the titles that their fans want.“PSG's ambition attracted me to the club, along with the passion and the energy this brings. I have played four seasons in Europe and I feel ready to take the challenge.“From today, I will do everything I can to help my new team-mates, to open up new horizons for my club and to bring happiness to its millions of supporters around the world.”
Neymar is set to take on fresh challenges as a PSG player, he looks to propel the club to the next level, probably winning the Champions League for the Ligue 1 outfit will be his main objective in the coming season.