The Brazilian signed for the Blaugrana over the summer, and has repeatedly spoken of his respect for the Camp Nou record-breaker.
And the youngster has claimed once more that he is proud to play with the 26-year-old, whilst also commenting on how he has settled in the Catalan capital.
“Messi is above all,” he told reporters. “I admire him, He is my idol. I respect him a lot.
“He has been the best player in the world for four times now, and he’s eager to do it again.
“My life in Barcelona is quiet. But I love how everything is going.
“I love the city, the club and the people I work with. Everything is perfect.”
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