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Ronaldo names the two players he thinks are the future of Brazilian football

Ronaldo knows a thing or two about playing with some great Brazilian footballers.

During his international career Il Fenomeno played alongside Cafu, Roberto Carlos, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho and Romario just to name a few.


And he thinks two Brazilian based youngsters are the future of the Brazilian game, along with Neymar who is already well on the way to breaking Pele’s goal tally.

Ronaldo tipped Palmeiras forward Gabriel Jesus and Santos striker Gabriel Barbosa to be future mainstays in the Brazilian national side.



Unsurprisingly both teenagers have already been the subject of heavy interest from Europe.

Arsenal are said to have flown out to Brazil for talks with 18-year-old Jesus, while Barcelona want to bring Barbosa to Spain from Neymar’s old club.



Neither have played for the Brazil senior side yet but both have starred for the Under-23 side and should feature at the Rio Olympics.

If they’re good enough for Ronaldo, they’re good enough for us.

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