Barcelona midfield legend Xavi Hernandez opines that Neymar Jr. and Kylian Mbappe would be the next football stars after Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. There are already debates about who would be the next World Best player after the duo of Messi and Ronaldo who have dominated heavily in the last decade.
As age slowly catches up with the stars, arguments are already brewing about who would take over the revered mantle. Xavi feels Neymar has a strong ability to take over the mantle. “I think there will be a while after Messi and Cristiano when Neymar will be the reference point. Especially as he is Brazilian. Brazil have every chance of making it to a World Cup final. The Neymar era will last three to four years, and then Mbappe’s time will come,” the Spaniard said. Continue reading