THE FATHER OF THE ALCÁNTARA BROTHERS
Mazinho sees Neymar at Barça: "He is Messi's natural replacement"
Published:9/04/2020 - 13:15h
Updated:9/04/2020 - 13:15h
Mazinho, father of Thiago and Rafinha Alcántara, and world champion with Brazil, spoke about Neymar Jr's return to FC Barcelona. The Brazilian has no doubt that his compatriot would be the perfect relay for Leo Messi.
Iomar do Nascimento, better known like Mazinho, has pronounced on the possible turn of his compatriot Neymar Jr to the FC Barcelona. The ex midfield player of the Celtic of Vigo, of Basque of Range or of Palmeiras knows to spare the secrets of the group barcelonista by his children, Thiago and Rafinha Alcántara. Thus, the one who went champion of the world with Brazil in the 1994 ensures that the '10' of Paris Saint-Germain would have to return to the Camp Nou tomorrow same
"If Neymar can go back morning to the Barcelona, would be delighted", commented in an interview for 'Irradiate Mark'. But the one of Santa Rita did not remain here and signalled that there is not another better footballer in the market to be able to turn into the substitute of Leo Messi. Already in his first stage in the Barça many spoke of him like such, but right now there would be possible discussion on this. "It is the natural relief of Messi, there is not another to substitute to Leo", stood out.
But of Ney did not go of the only that spoke the Brazilian, that also referred to a subject candente in the world right now like the coronavirus. Mazinho Showed concerned by all what is sucediendo, although it centred in his earth. "In Brazil there are people that can not stop to work because there is a lot of poverty and the people would die of hunger. This can ocasionar problems of thefts and saqueos, goes to be a very difficult country to control. Have to my family there, try to be in contact with them, but when it arrive the beak in Brazil goes to be very complicated because have big difficulties in subjects of health", commented, grieved.
His children are living the confinement in Europe and Thiago even has returned this Thursday to the trainings with the Bayern of Munich. His father is restless and recommended him carry a lot of care. "In Germany are advancing in this sense, with trainings in groups, Thiago for example begins already, but it is necessary to have a lot of care with all this. If the Bayern does it is because it does not run any risk, are giving security to all his footballers. My son has to work and be the most careful possible", explained.
The future of Thiago and Rafinha
Besides, the father of the brothers Alcántara also spoke on the possible turn of his children to the team barcelonista. Mazinho, although it did not close the door to at all, ensured that both are happy in his respective teams. "They are very happy. Thiago in his seventh year in Munich and Rafa, in Vigo. If tomorrow they have to go back to the Barcelona, like this will be, but never knows ", recognised.
In this sense fits to add that Rafinha still forms part of the FC Barcelona, that renewed him until 2021 for afterwards yield him to the Celtic. The Hispanic-Brazilian, nevertheless, will not follow tied to the club with almost total security when it finalise next summer and will leave traspasado. Thiago, by his part, also has signed until 2021 with the Bayern and follows without renewing. The midfield player does not have ensured his continuity in Munich and even has sounded for the Barça. In the next months will decide the future of both.