Brazilian star officially became a Barcelona player as he signed a five-year contract at the club. As for what number he will wear, it will be No. 11 and the name “Neymar Jr” on the back.
After passing his medical, Neymar was then presented to tens of thousands of screaming supporters in the Camp Nou.
“The thrill of being cheered when I entered the Nou Camp – it was hard not to cry,” said the Brazilian. “My dream has come true.
“I’ve never worried about being the best in the world. The best is already here and that’s Messi.
“I’m one of the luckiest men in the world to be able to play with him and it’s an honour. I’m very happy to be realising my life’s dream.
“To have the opportunity to play with great players I admire like Messi, Xavi and Andres Iniesta, I’ve begun a new stage of my life and I’m going to be very happy and achieve a lot.”
Neymar made it clear that he understands the politics at Barca, saying that he understands his role is to support Messi.
“I want to help the team,” he said. “I have come to add my part so that Lionel Messi continues to be the best player in the world.”