Neymar is the ‘Kim Kardashian of football’ and not on the level of Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi. That’s the verdict of long-time rival Joey Barton, who took a fresh swipe at the Paris Saint-Germain star in the wake of their Champions League defeat to Liverpool. The Brazil captain could not inspire the Ligue 1
Neymar is just an advertising phenomenon, the Kim Kardashian of football: Joey Barton
Insisting on Neymar being more of a marketing product rather than a footballing phenomenon, this is not the first time Barton has taken a swipe at the Brazil star. A few years ago, the winner of one England cap had even branded Neymar as the Justin Bieber of football.