Ronaldinho teaches Neymar freekick

The Brazilian listened to his family over his peers to decide to join Barcelona and says the prospect of playing alongside Lionel Messi is an honour Neymar has revealed that the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka and Marcelo tried unsuccessfully to convince him to join Real Madrid over Barcelona this summer. The 21-year-old Santos star opted to join the Catalan club over the capital-based Liga giants in May having chosen to listen to the advice of his family instead of his fellow players.