Brendan Maloy
Thursday May 1st, 2014

Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar has said he would love to collaborate with One Direction on a musical project and called the British boy band's music "excellent."

Neymar is known to be active in Brazil's music scene, even joining some popular singers on stage at live events. He also seems to have struck up a friendship with the members of 1D, who are frequent guests at Barcelona games.

While Neymar seems like he has terrible taste in music, at least the above interview shows he has enough sense to be embarrassed by it.


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