Tokyo 2020: Richarlison says “if Brazil wins Olympic gold, I’ll get my first tattoo”

Brazilian striker Richarlison confessed that it was Neymar who talked him into wearing the number 10 jersey of his country's national team; he has now scored the 5 goals wearing it, and is the top goal scorer of the Tokyo Olympics.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In an interview published on FIFA's website, Everton's player Richarlison said that when he received the call from Brazil's Olympic manager André Jardine, he had Neymar by his side, who suggested he ask for the mythical number 10 jersey worn by the likes of Pele, Ronaldinho and the PSG star himself, instead of his usual number 7.

"I want to see if you can handle the burden of being #10," Neymar told him, when Brazil was playing the Copa America.

"He (Neymar) has often told me about the euphoria of winning Olympic gold . . .

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