As a Brazilian football writer, the question that everybody always wants to ask you never changes: who is the next big star of the Brazilian game?
Still in Brazil and only 20 years old, Neymar is already a veteran in the eyes of many. He is now old news.
People are already wanting to look beyond the Santos star and, if you like, discover the “New Neymar.” Just as people had looked for the “new Maradona” or “new Pelé” before him.
There are, of course, plenty of candidates. Some will doubtless make it to the top of the game, while others will join Kerlon and Lulinha as fading memories of once promising talents.
So, let's take a look at six Brazilians tipped for the top in future years.
n.b. There are too many to mention!