The Brazilian Football Federation has begun talks with Paris Saint-Germain about permission for Neymar to compete for Brazil national team at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic.
Neymar featured within the Brazilian team at Rio 2016 together of the country’s three overage players for the under-23 competition.
The forward was a key player at their home Games four years ago, where the Brazilian team won men’s Olympic football gold for the primary time.
Neymar converted the winning spot-kick at the Maracanã Stadium, securing a penalty shoot-out convert Germany within the final.
Rogerio Caboclo, President of the Brazilian Football Federation, has begun talks with Paris Saint-Germain over the French giants allowing Neymar to compete at the Games, consistent with Brazilian newspaper Globo.
PSG aren’t obliged to release Neymar for the tournament, with the event not considered a politician FIFA date.
Neymar, who also won a silver at London 2012, has expressed his interest in competing at Tokyo 2020.
He is also expected to compete at the Copa America, which can happen in Colombia and Argentina from June 12 to July 12.
The Olympic football tournament starts just 10 days later.
PSG might prove reluctant to release Neymar for the 2020 Olympic, with star Kylian Mbappé having expressed an interest in playing for France at the tournament.
Brazil and Argentina are going to be two South American representatives to take part in the Tokyo 2020 men’s football tournament.
Along with Neymar, Real Madrid trio Vinicius Junior, Rodrygo and Reinier are reportedly among the players into account to compete at the Games.
Vinicius became the youngest player to attain in El Clasico as netting the first goal in Real Madrid’s 2-0 victory over rivals Barcelona in La Liga.
France, Germany, Romania, and Spain are going to be the ECU representatives, with Ivory Coast, Egypt, and South Africa.
Australia, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea will represent Asia, while New Zealand is the only Oceania team.
Two Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean soccer nations will qualify for the Games later this month.