Neymar had a message for Thursday night and he delivered it in a number of different ways. The striker was decisive in the victory of Brazil against Peru (2-0) with a goal and a decisive assist. He took the opportunity to respond once again to the controversy over his state of form.

Appeared with a few extra pounds in photos during his vacation, the PSG player is keen to prove that he had regained a muscular figure by displaying his abs on several occasions on the social networks. He exhibited them again on Thursday after his goal, before using the snapshot on his Instagram account, joking about his beautiful performance of “little fat”.

He was even more explicit in front of the press after the meeting, when he returned to his performance. “The team is the most important, I have always enjoyed it, he told TV Globo. At the same time, I am very happy to hold the record of goals of the Playoffs, to be the best passer with the Brazilian national team jersey and soon, if all goes well, to pass Pelé (Neymar has 69 goals in the selection eight lengths of Pelé’s record, 77, editor’s note). I don’t know what to do with this jersey so that the guys respect Neymar. “

Asked about this last sentence, Neymar complained about the treatment reserved by the press. “It’s normal, but not with me, he regretted. It’s been a long time, from you journalists, commentators and the like. Sometimes I don’t even like to speak in interviews anymore, but at important times I come and give my opinion … “