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21st Nov 2015

Joey Barton has suddenly become a huge Neymar fan, two years after calling him “cat p*ss”


Darragh Murphy

What a difference 32 months makes.

Joey Barton is redefining the term “proven wrong” as Barcelona forward Neymar has quickly developed into one of the greatest players in the world.

Over two years ago, the outspoken Burnley midfielder explained how he didn’t rate the Brazilian.

Neymar provided a composed finish to move himself even further ahead at the top of La Liga’s goalscoring stakes in┬áEl Clasico┬áand Barton jokingly claimed to have been a Neymar fan all along.

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