Former Marseille midfielder Joey Barton has criticized Paris Saint-Germain’s star Neymar, saying he is an advertising phenomenon just like Kim Kardashian.
Barton became famous at Stade Velodrome for his approach in the field, and now the critics towards his rival will probably give him more fame.
Barton, who suggested that the 26-year-old is more adventurous than footballer.
“I think he is Kim Kardashian of football. Neymar is not the best player in the world, as we have seen in Russia. He is not on the level of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. There are many better players than he in the world, “Barton said.
“Neymar is not a phenomenon of football, it is an advertising phenomenon, like the Kardashians,” he added.