Neymar nearly signed for Real Madrid in 2019

Various reports state that the Brazilian GOAT Neymar Jr. was nearly signed to the La Liga giants Real Madrid 3 years back in 2019. Neymar is indeed one of the greatest of this generation and he had everything that he needed to be the best in the world.

However, his lifestyle, along with competing with Lionel Messi and his injuries hold him back from the ultimate. On Wednesday, one of the biggest threats of Paris Saint Germain Neymar Jr. is going to return at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu but he could easily be at Real Madrid at present if things had gone a bit more differently.

Neymar nearly went to Real Madrid for three times

Neymar in an interview with Ronald Nazario said that how he did everything to return to Barcelona 3 years back in summer 2019, and he had a similar situation with Real Madrid. Neymar’s story is known from his initial stages till now.

The then Santos player was all set to sign for the Spanish Capital at the age of 13. However, the deal would have brought sanctions from FIFA, which eventually turned down the process. Sources state that the event also led the then Santos president to offer Neymar a salary of 10,000 euros per month at such a young age.

The second attempt by Real Madrid to sign Neymar wasn’t successful either. Neymar had a medical surgery and following that he was ready to sign to go to the Los Blancos which was primarily deposited in a safe in Sao Paulo as well as in another Madrid, however, it never got valid. Madrid didn’t accept the last demands of the Brazilian and he eventually ended up signing for Barcelona FC.

The third time was when in 2019 summer, the PSG striker wanted to leave his club at any cost with Real Madrid as the first option. He also spoke to many Madrid players including Luka Modric, Sergio Ramos, Casemiro, as well as some club directors, but things didn’t work out.

Match against Real Madrid

PSG are all set to lock horns against Real Madrid this Wednesday at Bernabeu where fans will also see the return of Neymar Jr. He is expected to play a vital role alongside Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi and will certainly look forward to regaining his form back and, which he lost due to injuries, and eliminate Real Madrid from the competition.

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