“I feel it is my last World Cup,” the 29-year-old mentioned in a brand new documentary, Neymar Jr and The Line Of Kings, produced by DAZN. “I see it as my last as a result of I do not know if I’ve the self-control to cope with soccer anymore.
“So I’ll do something to show up nicely, do every little thing to win with my nation, to appreciate my biggest dream since I used to be little. And I hope I can do it.”
Having misplaced in the semifinals and quarterfinals of the last two World Cups, Brazil presently sits at the high of South America’s qualifying group for subsequent yr’s World Cup on 28 factors after 10 video games.
Neymar scored his twelfth World Cup qualifying purpose when Brazil beat Peru last month, taking his tally for his nation to 69, eight behind Pelé’s document.
He featured in Sunday’s 0-0 draw in opposition to Colombia, a consequence that also leaves Brazil six factors clear at the high of its qualifying group forward of Argentina.
Having received the World Cup on 5 earlier events — the last coming in 2002 — the Seleção have suffered disappointment in current editions.
In the 2014 match — which noticed Neymar miss the latter levels by means of harm — Brazil misplaced 7-1 to Germany in the semifinals, and in 2018, the facet exited the competitors in the quarterfinals after a 2-1 defeat in opposition to Belgium.