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Neymar Hails NBA Star LeBron James 'Best Basketball Player in the World'

SEVILLE, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 10: Neymar of FC Barcelona warms up prior to the La Liga match between Real Betis Balompie and FC Barcelona at Estadio Benito Villamarin on November 10, 2013 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
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BR-UK StaffAnalyst IIINovember 15, 2013

The stars collided in Miami on Tuesday night, as Brazilian prodigy Neymar met NBA star LeBron James at a Miami Heat game:

"I am very happy to have met LeBron James, who is an idol," Neymar said, per Goal.com. "I went to see the basketball game and got very excited like a child. For me he is the best."

The Barcelona forward posted this video clip on his Instagram page:

Neymar is in Miami for a friendly against Honduras on Saturday. As well as LeBron, he got to meet David Beckham earlier in the week:

It's clearly not a bad life being Neymar.

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