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It’s also important to note that the players’ whose legacy he is attempting to emulate frequently played in legendary teams surrounded by other world-class players.
While Brazil still boasts talent few nations can rival, relative to the eras of Pele and Ronaldo, Neymar’s hasn’t been a vintage period for the Selecao.
Fitness permitting, Neymar could realistically feature in two more Copas America and two more World Cups before he hangs up his boots, so there’s still plenty of opportunity for him to deliver a major honor.
To truly cement his legacy in the pantheon of Brazil’s greats, he’ll need to.