Enter: Neymar Jr and Gerard Pique

Imagine you're a poker player, and you've gone to see one of your sports heroes at a press conference. When someone asks, "Who is your favorite poker player?" your hero says your name.

That's exactly what happened to Team PokerStars Pro Andre Akkari.

This past week in Barcelona Neymar Jr and teammate Gerard Pique showed up for the the EPT $25,000 event, and their entrance was one befitting stars of their caliber.

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That entrance was also a chance from our friends at PokerStars.tv to talk to Akkari, Felipe Ramos, Pique, and Neymar Jr about their relationships at and away from the table.

Check out the video below to hear Neymar Jr explain how he can stay cool on the pitch but can't control the butterflies at the felt.


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