As the player carrying Brazil's hopes for a World Cup title at home, Neymar is expected to attract most of the attention at the Confederations Cup.
After his high profile transfer to Barcelona, the scrutiny is only likely to increase.
The 21-year-old striker made headlines across the globe by picking Barcelona over Real Madrid a few weeks ago, and the Confederations Cup will be his first tournament as the latest attraction of the Catalan club.
He will join Lionel Messi and his new teammates after the World Cup warm-up tournament, but first will try to prove that he can also play up to his potential with the national team.
''It's a dream come true to play with players like Messi, Xavi (Hernandez), (Andres) Iniesta, Adriano, Daniel Alves,'' Neymar said. ''I'm anxious for that day to arrive, but right now I need to focus on the Confederations Cup. I want to win this title for Brazil.''
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