Cafu against Neymar being the captain of Brazil
Brazil Legend Cafu has said that he is against Neymar Jr being the captain of Brazil. According to him Neymar Jr. should not be the captain of Brazil so that he can focus on the his attacking game play. Neymar Jr. was made the captain of Brazil on a permanent basis in September 2014. Under the captaincy of Neymar Jr. Brazil has played 16 match out of which they have won 14. In these 16 matches Neymar Jr. himself has scored 11 goals.
Cafu said that Neymar does not have the profile required to be a leader. The responsibility should be taken off Neymar and he should be allowed to enjoyed himself. Cafu was off the opinion that Neymar should not be the person to deal with referee and be the middleman between his players and the referee. Cafu praised Neymar Jr by saying that he is the biggest icon in Brazilian football in a decade. And he should be allowed to play freely. According to Cafu a better choice for Brazil’s captain would be David Luiz and Miranda.
Cafu also talked about the current Brazilian side, his teams loss in the previous world cup at the hands of Germany and the future prospects of Brazil. According to him Brazil has great chances in the 2018 world cup as the team is young and has reasonable experience.