Wroclaw (Poland), Oct 9 – Brazil international striker Neymar admitted his excitement at the prospect of playing alongside Real Madrid playmaker Kaka for the first time.
The Brazil squad gathered here Monday ahead of its international friendlies against Iraq Oct 11 and Japan five days later, Xinhua reports.
Upon his arrival, Neymar revealed he was yet to meet Kaka in person and admitted the 30-year-old had been one of his childhood heroes.
‘Kaka is an idol for all of us, it’s no secret,’ Neymar said.
‘I still haven’t met him. It will be the first time I would have a contact with him. His experience can help us a lot.’
Kaka has not played for Brazil since the team’s quarter-final defeat to the Netherlands at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
The 2007 FIFA World Player of the Year said it was too early to be thinking about helping Brazil win the …
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