Former Manchester United and Real Madrid star David Beckham has said that Neymar is ready to overtake Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the world's best player.
Beckham also said that he thought that the Brazilian's display against Paris Saint-Germain in the second leg of Barcelona's round of 16 clash was his moment of reckoning.
Neymar scored two goals, and set up Sergi Roberto's winner, was the instant he stepped up and showed he was ready to become the best player in the world.
The Englishman, who wrote the accompaniment to Neymar's profile on Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world, said he is ready to challenge Messi and Ronaldo for the crown.
David Beckham (ex-England): "Neymar is a once-in-a-generation type of footballer who has fans on their feet whenever he gets the ball."— Barcastuff (@barcastuff_real) April 21, 2017
Beckham wrote, as per Fourfourtwo, "
David Beckham on Neymar:" He stepped up to take on the mantle of the best player in the world . He is ready to make his move " pic.twitter.com/aiEU10nCix— Neymar Messi Fans ⚽ (@Fc_barcelona_Gr) April 20, 2017