Neymar vs. Lionel Messi: They meet in Beijing for Superclassico de la Americas | October 11, 2014

Neymar the huge attraction as Brazil squad train in Beijing ahead of Argentina friendly.

Neymar the huge attraction as Brazil squad train in Beijing ahead of Argentina friendly.

Lionel Messi and Angel di Maria take part in Argentina's training session at the Bird's nest on Fri.

Lionel Messi and Angel di Maria take part in Argentina’s training session at the Bird’s nest on Fri.

Lionel Messi and Neymar might be team-mates on Barcelona together, but don’t let that fool you when it comes to international play. The two look to square off against each other in a friendly match in Beijing this Saturday. 

Who will have a bigger impact on their squad? Will Argentina’s new tactics shut down Dunga’s Brazilian side?

Gerardo Martino leads his new side against Dunga’s Samba stars on Saturday in the Chinese capital.

And ahead of the match, the former Barcelona coach says there is no greater rivalry in world football than the South American clash.

The Brazil squad was also greeted by huge crowds as they arrived into Beijing but surprisingly it’s not Neymar the Chinese fans were most excited for but his more experienced team mate Kaka. 

The 32 year old with three World Cup appearances to his name returns to the Brazil set up following an 18 month exile.

Messi and Di Maria will be hoping to continue their fine club form in the Chinese capital.

Messi and Di Maria will be hoping to continue their fine club form in the Chinese capital.

Kaka is back in the Brazil squad & he is more popular with Chinese fans than Barca superstar Neymar.

Kaka is back in the Brazil squad & he is more popular with Chinese fans than Barca superstar Neymar.

Messi is the most popular player in China and was mobbed by fans as he arrived at the airport.

Messi is the most popular player in China and was mobbed by fans as he arrived at the airport.

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