Neymar made a mistake by joining PSG: Rivaldo

Football News: Though Neymar had a wonderful first season with the French capital side the Brazilian superstar was criticized by his compatriot for leaving the Spanish giants.

Rivaldo believes Neymar made a mistake by joining PSG.

Last year the Brazilian wonderkid joined PSG from Barcelona for a world record fee and despite after a wonderful season with the French giants, his former countryman believes that Neymar will not able to reach to his full potential in PSG.

While Rivaldo also believes that Neymar’s transfer move is a had a huge financial reward to his family but also avouches that if Neymar wants to win Ballon d’Or he have to leave PSG.

Rivaldo voiced: "If you want to be the best in the world, PSG are strong, but they don't have tradition in the Champions League, they're not the strongest in Europe.

"The French league isn't like the English, Spanish or German leagues, either.

"For that reason, I think he made a mistake, but financially it was good for him and his family.

"You have to win the Champions League, achieve something different, to win the Ballon d'Or. His team will always win the league and the cup but, like I say, it's not the strongest championship."