Philippe Coutinho says Neymar Jr is down to earth and everyone admires him
Liverpool midfielder Philipe Coutinho says Neymar Jr. is down to earth person. He was speaking in a television interview. The Brazilian player said that him and Neymar Jr. are close friends. The friendship of two Brazilians dates back many years. As both players played in the Brazilian under 14 side. Both grew up together playing for Under 14, Under 15 and Under 17 sides of Brazil. He said that both were very close to each other and had a very good friendship. However as Coutinho moved to Italy they were not able to hang out as much as they did before. But they kept in touch with each other.
He appreciated his Brazilian teammate by saying that Neymar jr. is a very down to earth person. He further said that everyone admires Neymar Jr. He said that despite becoming a super star and being very rich Neymar Jr. did not change. And he is still the same as before. And despite having all the money and fame Neymar Jr. is still down to earth.
The two have played with each other for a long time in the Brazilian youth team. And the compliment given by Coutinho shows the class of Neymar Jr.