This cup has to be mine, says Neymar


Sao Paulo: Neymar has been confirmed in a Brazil 23-man World Cup squad of few surprises.

Neymar told Brazilian station TV Globo: "Nobody is as scared as me (about returning)". Messi is running out of time to clinch the World Cup and silence critics whereas Neymar who is now 26-years still has a few more World Cups to work on.

"I think every important player wants to play at Real Madrid, they all want to come and play here, that's inevitable", said Zidane recently of the rumours.

"The World Cup is the biggest championship in the world, I just want to play and be a champion".

The 26-year-old Brazilian's future has been shrouded in speculation throughout the season, with Real Madrid said to be keen on landing the world's most expensive player this summer.

"It's a very hard time, right?"

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The striker said he feared he would miss the June 14-July 15 World Cup finals in Russian Federation in the immediate aftermath of suffering the injury. Thanks to God, I have this new opportunity to become world champion with my country. "I hope it is my cup".

Sweden coach Janne Andersson named a 23-man squad on Tuesday that dashed the faint hopes of fans expecting to see Zlatan Ibrahimovic feature at Russian Federation 2018. Brazil are aiming to add a sixth star on their shirts.

According to L'Equipe a total of €1.645m was raised for the PSG Foundation at the gala dinner at the Parc des Princes making over €1m more than a year ago. The team will play his first match against Switzerland on 17 June.

Argentina kick off their World Cup campaign against Iceland on June 16 and then face Nigeria and Croatia.They have struggled under coach Jorge Sampaoli, who took over previous year and has won just five of his 10 games in charge.

Messi's Argentina is part of Group D while Brazil has been drawn in Group E of the tournament.