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Jackie Chan would like FaceTime: Neymar gets a surprise call after meeting Hong Kong legend’s son

Barcelona superstar mingles with Hong Kong actor and singer Jaycee Chan on promotional trip to Shanghai before getting chance to speak to martial arts icon

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 01 August, 2017, 5:28pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 01 August, 2017, 5:30pm

Neymar may be one of the biggest sporting icons in the world but it seems even he gets starstruck sometimes.

The Barcelona superstar appears to be closing in on a 220 million (HK$2.03 billion) move to Paris Saint-Germain but still found time to make a promotional trip to China this week, where he came across the son of one of Hong Kong’s most famous faces.

It was a great pleasure meeting you, @jaycee_chan ... Don't forget to hug your father for me !!

A post shared by Nj neymarjr (@neymarjr) on Jul 31, 2017 at 7:45am PDT

Hong Kong actor and singer Jaycee Chan was also in Shanghai this week and shared an Instagram selfie with Neymar, who asked if Jaycee would pass on a hug to his father, the martial arts legend Jackie Chan.

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Jaycee posted another seflie of the pair on his own Instagram account, and captioned the picture: “I’ll send him a big warm hug for you. Nice meeting you!”

Lo and behold, the 34-year-old Jaycee also dialled up his dad on Facetime for Neymar to have a chat, with Neymar posting a screenshot of their conversation.

Neymar, who arrived in China on Monday, also managed to meet up with his national teammate and Shangahi SIPG striker Hulk during his trip.

Bom te ver irmão @neymarjr

A post shared by Givanildo V. De Sousa- Hulk (@hulkparaiba) on Jul 31, 2017 at 3:13am PDT