The attacking superstar will lead out his country against Paraguay tomorrow morning (1.45pm) for Brazil’s World Cup qualifier.
And the 25-year-old is enjoying a stellar spell at the Nou Camp, edging nearer a chance at winning the Ballon d’Or.
Reports have claimed Neymar’s relationship with Lionel Messi is somewhat strained at Barcelona.
But the winger has downplayed any problems there which could force him out of the Catalan club.
Neymar has been named Brazil captain ahead of their clash with Paraguay
Manchester United are reportedly willing to meet Neymar’s £173million release clause this summer, and Jose Mourinho is said to be in contact with the player.
But Messi’s support has meant a lot to Neymar at Barcelona, and their friendship has helped him settle in Spain.
“I was having a lot of difficulties in my beginning (at Barcelona),” Neymar said.
“Then the best in the world said `Calm down, it will all fall into place, play your game.' It was great for me. I was reticent about talking to an idol, but Messi helped me relax.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has said to have personally called Neymar to discuss his future
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We are friends and that helps on the pitch
“We are friends and that helps on the pitch.”
Neymar also insisted he is content with his situation at the Nou Camp and the United target only intends on assisting his Barcelona colleagues in the future.
He added: “I also get along with Luis Suarez, we always help each other. I am very happy for this moment that I am living.
“I think it's the best moment of my career, not in numbers, but in football, I hope to keep this average by helping my team-mates.
Neymar insists he and Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi are close friends
“Time makes us more mature.
"Nowadays I only think about playing football, I am better in every aspect.
"Everyone needs time to get their heads straight so things calm down.
“I had my moment of being a little more silent, but now I am speaking again."