Big Boy Levels: Neymar Airlifts Messi & Mascherano In His Private Jet Ahead Of Crunch TieThe arch rivalry between Brazil and Argentina football dates back to more than e century but Neymar is not letting the South American footballing enmity get in the way of his friendship with Barcelona teammates Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano.
So when the three men were working out how to get to Belo Horizonte for Thursday's 2018 World Cup qualifier, Brazil star Neymar didn't hesitate to offer a lift to Messi and Mascherano on his private jet.
The trio touched down in the city on Tuesday to join their respective squads ahead of this week's crucial battle.
Photos of the trio smiling on Neymar's private jet appeared on social media on Tuesday shortly before their arrival in Brazil for South America's "superclasico."
Argentina trained on Tuesday for the first time in Belo Horizonte, where the team was based during their 2014 World Cup campaign.
The two-time world champions head into the fixture desperately needing a positive result after taking just two points from a possible nine in their previous three games.
The run of results has left Argentina in sixth place in the 10-team standings, outside the qualifying spots.
See their photo below;