Marco Verratti, a midfielder for Paris Saint-Germain, has sent a sincere message to Neymar following the Brazilian international’s departure to Al-Hilal of the Saudi Pro League.
Verratti claimed to be in love with Neymar, describing him as special and his friend.
The international from Italy, who is also said to be leaving PSG, responded to Neymar’s departure by posting the following on social media (via GOAL): Just wanted to let you know that spending all those years together was wonderful.
“I adore you so much, and I send you my best wishes as you enter this new phase of your life. You are a unique individual, my friend.
In 2017, Neymar transferred from Barcelona to PSG for a then-record-breaking €222 million.
The 31-year-old played 173 games for PSG, contributing 77 assists and tallying 118 goals in various tournaments for the Ligue 1 powerhouse in France.