‘An honour to score past Casillas’

Brazil and Barcelona striker Neymar has revealed his admiration for Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas.

The Seleccao face Spain in the Confederations Cup final on Sunday evening, and the young forward has admitted it would be an 'honour' to score against the Blancos shot-stopper.

“It will be a great honour to score against Casillas in the final,” he told a Press conference.

“I've always admired him.

“I have always had great admiration for many players. He is one of the greatest keepers in the world – now and always.

“I have huge respect and admiration for him. Everyone would love to have him in their side but on Sunday, I hope to have the honour of scoring against him.

“It’s going to be a great game. Everyone is really looking forward to it. It’s a clash between two historic national sides – two teams with a lot of tradition -Spain with their star players and Brazil, with their stars.

“I hope that it’s a match which everyone enjoys and that Brazil end as the winners

“But Spain are the best team in the world right now

“It will be a huge pleasure for me to be face to face with my future club team mates. It will be an honour to play against them.”

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