‘I love you!’ – Neymar sends heartfelt goodbye to Messi, Suarez and Barcelona

The Brazil ace has branded the Argentine as his "idol" and has joked that the most important lesson the Uruguayan taught him was to kick out first

Neymar has hailed former Barcelona team-mates Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez in an Instagram post wishing both the best of luck for the future.

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Along with the South American duo, the Brazil star, who moved to Paris Saint-Germain on Thursday for a world-record €222 million, formed one third of the famed ‘MSN’ offensive trio that is regarded as one of the best forward lines in the history of the game.

Neymar is sad to have ended that relationship but is grateful for the time spent together.

“Brothers, I wish you all the best. Thank you for these years of great joy and learning,” he wrote on Instagram.

“I’m a more accomplished guy for playing with you. One of the reasons I signed for Barcelona was you Lionel Messi, because I wanted to play with my idol and the greatest I’ve ever seen in football.

"Thank you for the affection you had with me and everything I learned from looking at you closely. I am your fan and will always admire you.

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“Luis Suarez brought us great joy and brought us together even more. Who would say that three South Americans would work? I learned several things with you and the biggest one was to kick first! I wish you all the best! I love you


Hermaniitooosss ... desejo tudo de bom pra vocês, obrigado por estes anos de muita alegria e aprendizado. Sou um cara realizado por ter jogado com vocês.... um dos motivos que vim ao barcelona foi você @leomessi porque queria jogar com meu ÍDOLO e o MAIOR que já vi no futebol, te agradeço por todo carinho que teve comigo e tudo que aprendi olhando você de perto, não tem jeito .. sou teu fã e pra sempre irei te admirar!! Gordooo @luissuarez9 chegou trazendo uma alegria enorme e nos juntando mais ainda, quem diria que 3 de SUDAMÉRICA iriam dar certo aprendi diversas coisas com você e a maior delas foi chutar de primeira hahaha LOS DESEO LO MEJOR PARA VOSOTROS !! AMO VOCÊS e sentirei SAUDADES, principalmente do basquete hahaha e tambem agradeço a todos os meus companheiros que tive estes anos .. cheguei um menino sonhador, querendo aprender com vocês e hoje saio um homem orgulhoso de ter tido vocês ao meu lado esse tempo! Que vocês nunca percam a humildade que tem e que sejam felizes sempre! Tamo junto E o resto ? ... É HISTÓRIA 

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“I also want to thank my dear friends that I’ve had for all these years. I arrived a dreamy boy, wanting to learn from you, and today I am a proud man to have had you by my side for this time!

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“May you never lose your humility and may you always be happy!

“We’re together. And the rest… it is history!”

Neymar will be presented to PSG fans on Friday ahead of their Ligue 1 season debut on Saturday against Amiens.

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