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Graeme Souness ‘wants to see more from Neymar’ as he calls on Brazilian star to ditch the ‘antics’

Graeme Souness ‘wants to see MORE from Neymar’ as he calls on the Brazilian star to leave the ‘antics’ behind and fulfill his potential as ‘heir to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo’ at the World Cup

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Graeme Souness has called on Brazilian superstar Neymar to fulfill his potential as the ‘heir to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo’ at the World Cup, while the South American striker helped his side qualify for the quarter-finals in Qatar.

Neymar marked his return from injury with a stellar performance against South Korea on Monday night, with the Brazilian icon scoring from the penalty spot and Vinicius Junior assisting on the opening goal.

The 30-year-old moved up to Pelé, one of Brazil’s all-time leading goalscorers. His strike against South Korea took him to 76 goals for the national team.

Graeme Souness Wants To See More From Neymar As He

Neymar is Brazil’s main man at the World Cup as the country qualified for the quarter-finals

Brazil Won 4-1 Against South Korea On Monday-Evening To Advance To The Last Eight Of The Tournament

Brazil Won 4-1 Against South Korea On Monday-Evening To Advance To The Last Eight Of The Tournament

Brazil won 4-1 against South Korea on Monday-evening to advance to the last eight of the tournament

Brazilian Superstar Neymar (Centre) Marked His Return From Injury With A Penalty Kick On Monday

Brazilian Superstar Neymar (Centre) Marked His Return From Injury With A Penalty Kick On Monday

Brazilian superstar Neymar (centre) marked his return from injury with a penalty kick on Monday

However, a no-nonsense Souness has questioned his ability to perform on the football stage. Speaking on ITV, the Anfield legend said: ‘I want to see more of him [Neymar]he has an incredible talent.

Neymar And His Brazilian Teammates Are Aiming For Their First World Cup Since 2002

Neymar And His Brazilian Teammates Are Aiming For Their First World Cup Since 2002

Neymar and his Brazilian teammates are aiming for their first World Cup since 2002

“He was the heir apparent to Messi and Ronaldo, but he didn’t take over for me.

“I’m not sitting here saying he’s not an extremely talented man, but there are things about him that are pleasing to the eye. it.

“I’m not a spoilsport because some of the football tonight was fantastic, but I think some of his antics and his showboating are great for some people,” Souness added.

PSG and Brazil playmaker Neymar has enjoyed great success in his title-packed career so far, winning the Champions League, LaLiga, Copa del Rey, Ligue 1 and the Confederations Cup with Brazil, but he has long faced criticism because he didn’t reach his potential.

Having first earned a career-defining move to Barcelona from his home country in 2013, the Brazilian has never been far from the headlines for his showboating and freestyle approach to the beautiful game that has attracted supporters and critics alike.

Neymar (Right) Is One Stroke Away From Brazil'S All-Time Top Scorer, Pele

Neymar (Right) Is One Stroke Away From Brazil'S All-Time Top Scorer, Pele

Neymar (right) is one stroke away from Brazil’s all-time top scorer, Pele

Brazil'S Stars Showed Their Quality To Find Their Way Past A Disappointing Side Of South Korea

Brazil'S Stars Showed Their Quality To Find Their Way Past A Disappointing Side Of South Korea

Brazil’s stars showed their quality to find their way past a disappointing side of South Korea

In Qatar, Neymar is looking to lead a star-studded Brazilian team to its first World Cup title since 2002. This is his best chance yet to take the global honors.

The flair forward led post-match celebrations to honor Brazilian legend Pele following their victory over South Korea as Neymar and his peers unfurled a banner in support of the 82-year-old who is currently being treated in hospital.

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