Neymar is a force to be reckoned with on the field, while off it, he has proven to be just as influential. The Brazil international has revealed his jaw-dropping Ultimate Team XI on FIFA 21, which features Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk.
The 29-year-old Paris Saint Germain winger has built up a reputation as serious FIFA player, clocking up over 1.4 million followers on Twitch.
Neymar has spared no expense with his Ultimate Team, either, which features some of the most iconic footballing figures of all-time.
A team like no other
Playing a 4-5-1 formation, the former Barcelona man has Lev Yashin between the sticks, who is regarded by many as the greatest goalkeeper of all-time.
AC Milan icon Paolo Maldini (92 rating) has been partnered alongside Team of the Year edition Van Dijk, who boasts a whopping 96 rating.
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Joining Maldini and Van Dijk in his defensive quartet is Brazil legend Roberto Carlos (91 rating) at left-back and Santos icon Carlos Alberto Torres (90 rating).
Playing ahead of the back four in central midfield is none other than 90-rated Dutch legend Ruud Gullit.
In front of the two-time European Cup-winning icon is a mouth-watering attacking front-line.
Unsurprisingly, Neymar has selected himself as the left winger with his 99-rated FIFA 21 ‘Pro Players Card.’
However, he has paired himself alongside two of Brazil’s silkiest players of all-time in the form of Pele (95) and Ronaldinho (91).
Completing his four-man attack is six-time Ballon d’Or winner and arguably the greatest player in the history of the game and Neymar’s former teammate, Lionel Messi (98).
Leading the front-line is Portugal talisman and serial winner, Cristiano Ronaldo, who holds a 94 rating and like Messi and Van Dijk, comes in a Team of the Year edition card.
Neymar has clearly been productive in the down-time he has had since picking up an adductor injury during a 1-0 victory against Caen in the French Cup on February 10.
Neymar will hope to be back in action by the time PSG take on Bayern Munich in next month’s Champions League quarter-finals.
So to sumarise, Neymar is not only one of the best players in the world. He’s also world-class at the thing us normal folks like to do because, unfortunately, we aren’t quite as talented at the real thing.
You can see Neymar’s team in full below. He posted a picture of his star-studded XI on his Instagram page.