“I wasn’t afraid of Messi and Neymar on their best, and not now when we are old”


Experienced 36-year-old French defender Adil Rami has signed a new one-year contract with Troyes.

On that occasion, the former Tricolore international was asked if he is still capable of dealing with top footballers such as Paris Saint-Germain aces Neymar and Messi.

During his rich career, Rami had the opportunity to play for Valencia in La Liga where he battled with Neymar and Messi while the Brazilian and especially the famous Argentine shone for Barcelona.

“Am I afraid of Neymar and Messi?” I played with them when they were at their peak. And when I was at my peak. Well, not now, when we’re all 35, 36 years old. Of course I’m not afraid!”, the French media reported the words of Adil Rami.


This football player played 18 games for Troy last season and scored three goals.

The former French international and 2018 World Champion previously played for Boavista, Fenerbahce, Marseille, Sevilla, Milan, Valencia and Lille.

He is also known for dating the attractive Canadian actress Pamela Anderson for a while.