Neymar Jr: 'Honoured to represent Paris'
Neymar, how does it feel to finally be Parisian?
"I am very happy to be here and to accept this big challenge at this big club! I can't wait to meet my new teammates. It's a great honour for me to represent Paris and I will give everything to repay the confidence placed in my by the Chairman and everyone here at the club. I will do my best, play my best football here, to honour this beautiful jersey and reach our objectives."
The Club has big ambitions for the future… was this a factor in your signature?
"Absolutely. The sporting project is very attractive, the Club and I share the same ambitions and that is very important for me. Paris are a big club with quality players, there is so much talent in this squad. The fact that a big club such as Paris wanted me was very important. I know I have made the right choice in coming here and I hope to make history here."
There are already many Brazilians in the Paris squad… have you been speaking with them?
"We've been chatting the entire month, sending text messages, calling each other. In the end I've spoken to everyone. And more than just being excellent footballers, they are all very good friends. I love the fact that we play together for Brazil and also here in Paris!"
*Do you feel any pressure? *
"No, I don't feel any more pressure than that. It's football and it's all part of the game that I love more than anything in the world. I am very motivated, the club's ambitions are my ambitions and I love big challenges. I am ready to play and help my teammates any way I can. I just want to get on the training pitch and get ready to play as soon as possible!"