Copa America: Paredes wants "make crazy" Neymar during the Argentina-Brazil final

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Leandro Paredes has let it be known that he intends to drive Neymar, his PSG teammate, who will be his opponent for the Copa America final between Argentina and Brazil this Saturday evening, “crazy”.

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Teammates and good friends at Paris Saint-Germain, Leandro Paredes and Neymar will be opponents at the Maracanã for the Copa America final between Argentina and Brazil (2:00 a.m. from Saturday to Sunday, Paris time). The first city, if he is lucky enough to be put on the field by Lionel Scaloni, intends to make life hard for the Brazilian number 10.

“He knows I’m going to drive him crazy and he told me. He also told me that we were probably going to fight the whole game,” Leandro Paredes said in an interview with Argentine media. TyC Sports, according to the transcription of Marca.

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“To mark him is very difficult”

The Albiceleste midfielder also pointed to the difficulty of scoring a player like Neymar, who can take advantage of contacts to get fouls. “You have to score it closely, but give it as few hits as possible,” he said.

“Scoring him is very difficult,” added Leandro Paredes. “It’s impossible to decide, you never know where he’s going to go. That’s what happens with him, but also with Leo. Even if you get them. know well, they have something different. They go fast in their head, but also physically “.

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This clash between Argentina and Brazil, the two big favorites of the Copa America, will be played exceptionally with the public (10% of the capacity of the enclosure, or 7,800 supporters). The match is an opportunity for Neymar, but also for Lionel Messi, to win a first major title in the selection.

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