Barcelona icon, Ronaldinho has named Barcelona attacker, Neymar as the best player due to his current form.
Neymar, along with Suarez have come into their own with the Catalans, in Messi’s absence since September.
And with the clasico coming this Saturday, Ronaldinho has named Neymar the vest ahead of Ronaldo and Messi.
“Neymar, currently on form, is the best player in the world,” the former Barcelona and AC Milan player told the Daily Mirror.
“His rise has not surprised me at all. Even when he was a kid his ability was obvious. At the age he is, I still have every belief he can go on to get better and better,” Ronaldinho continued.
And the Brazilian World Cup winner believes that now Neymar has reached the top, he can stay at the summit of world football for a number of years, with Messi and Ronaldo both ageing.
“Now he has reached the level of the best in the world, he can stay there for five or six years, comfortably,” he added.