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Neymar Celebrates PSG Win Kimmich’s Face
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Neymar Celebrates PSG Win Kimmich’s Face

Neymar celebrated as PSG qualified for the Champions League semi final in the face of Bayern Munich player Joshua Kimmich. Neymar played a key role as PSG lost in the quarter-finals second leg 1-0 but won on away goals. The Brazilian was overjoyed, and passionately celebrated PSG Semi-final qualification. Neymar made sure to celebrate right in front of Kimmich with teammates Paredes. Neymar hugged fellow teammate Leandro Paredes, and Kimmich was right there. A fan on Twitterwrote: " Neymar screaming in the face of Kimmich was great no doubt." Another fan wrote: "Neymar screaming in Kimmich's face after the match made it worth watching." Watch Video; https://youtu.be/-6FOCrXwU08
Champions League: Mbappe is PSG’s Golden Boy – Neymar admits
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Champions League: Mbappe is PSG’s Golden Boy – Neymar admits

  Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, has described his team mate Kylian Mbappe, as the golden boy of the club. Neymar joined PSG in the summer of 2017, but the Brazilian’s future has been the subject of speculation for a long time. He was joined by Mbappe, who switched from Ligue 1 rivals Monaco. “First of all, I was very touched by the man he is. Kylian is very considerate, always happy, polite and kind to everyone. He is a very beautiful person. That’s why we’ve got along so well since our first contact. “Then, of course, I had the opportunity to watch him train, to observe his speed, his dribbling repertoire, his intelligence and to see his humility to keep evolving. There, I said to myself: ‘he is our golden boy!’ “Speed alone doesn’t mean anything. You hav...
Neymar Caught Watching illegal Stream with X-rated Images of Women Popping up
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Neymar Caught Watching illegal Stream with X-rated Images of Women Popping up

Neymar was left red-faced after he was caught watching an illegal stream with X-rated images of female porn stars popping up in the corner. The Brazilian footballer wasn't involved in Paris Saint-Germain's 4-1 win against Strasbourg on Sunday April 11, due to suspension and decided to watch a game from Brazil on his laptop instead. While watching the match, it became clear the stream Neymar had chosen to watch was dodgy, with pop-ups for "sexy singles" appearing at the top of the screen. One pop-up advertised someone called Nina, a 28-year-old woman who appeared to be just 1km away from the 29-year-old superstar. Social media users were quick to point out the x-rated images popping up on the footballer's screen. One wrote: "Dude is a multi millionaire and still u...
Chelsea, PSG, Real Madrid, Man City players named in Champions League team [Full list]
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Chelsea, PSG, Real Madrid, Man City players named in Champions League team [Full list]

  Four Chelsea players have been included in the UEFA Champions League team of this week. UEFA released the Champions League team in a post on its website on Thursday following the conclusion of the week’s quarter-final first-leg games on Wednesday. The four Chelsea players are César Azpilicueta, Edouard Mendy, Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell. Chelsea players made the list alongside Paris Saint-Germain stars, Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Marquinhos. Recall that Chelsea defeated FC Porto 2-0, thanks to goals from Mount and Chilwell. Below is the UEFA Champions League team after the conclusion of this week’s last-8 matches: Goalkeeper: Edouard Mendy (Chelsea) Defenders: César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Marquinhos (PSG) Ben Chilwell (Chelsea) Midfielders: ...
PSG Star, Neymar Banned for two Games
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PSG Star, Neymar Banned for two Games

  Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, has been suspended for two matches, following his red card against Lille last Saturday. This means the Brazilian international will not feature for PSG when they tackle Strasbourg this weekend and Saint-Etienne on April 18, the Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) has announced. Neymar was sent off during PSG’s 1-0 home defeat following an altercation with Lille defender, Tiago Djalo, who was also dismissed. Neymar and Djalo were given three-match bans, but with one of those games suspended. PSG’s defeat against Lille means Mauricio Pochettino’s men are now three points behind Christophe Galtier’s side on the Ligue 1 table. Meanwhile, Neymar was impressive for PSG in their Champions League quarter-final first leg 3-2 victor...
Neymar requests return to Barcelona, stops contract talks with PSG
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Neymar requests return to Barcelona, stops contract talks with PSG

  Brazilian star, Neymar told the new Barcelona board about his desire to return to Camp Nou in the summer, according to ARA. Sports journalist, Gerard Romero, also confirmed the report, adding that the Brazilian International has stopped the negotiations over his new contract with PSG. According to the report, the PSG star is well aware of Lionel Messi’s desire to remain in Barcelona. For this reason, Neymar, who left Barcelona a few years in a world-record transfer, wants to return to Camp Nou. The 29-year-old forward has scored 13 goals and provided 5 assists for PSG in 19 appearances this season. Recall that Neymar’s former agent, Andrea Cury, had hinted that the Brazilian forward will play with Messi again at Barcelona. There are rumours about Messi movin...
PSG vs Lille: Pochettino Criticizes Neymar, Others after Ligue 1 Home Defeat
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PSG vs Lille: Pochettino Criticizes Neymar, Others after Ligue 1 Home Defeat

Paris Saint-Germain manager, Mauricio Pochettino, has criticized his players, including Neymar, after his side’s Ligue 1, 1-0 home defeat against Lille on Saturday. Pochettino explained that PSG players didn’t create enough chances against Lille, adding that they showed a lack of aggression in the final third of the encounter against the visitors. Jonathan David’s first-half goal gave Lille all three points against PSG at the Parc des Princes as Neymar, and Tiago Djalo were sent off late in the second half of the match. The result means PSG are in the second position on the Ligue 1 table with 3 points behind leaders Lille after 31 games. “We didn’t score, and they did. They created fewer chances than us, but they were more clinical in front of goal,” Pochettino said at his ...
Piers Morgan Says he’s Worth More than the World’s Most Expensive Footballer, Neymar
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Piers Morgan Says he’s Worth More than the World’s Most Expensive Footballer, Neymar

Controversial TV host, Piers Morgan has claimed that he is actually worth more than the world's most expensive footballer, Neymar. Morgan, 55, sensationally quit Good Morning Britain following an on-air spat with weatherman Alex Beresford over the pair's differing views on Meghan Markle. Since his exit from the show, ITV's share prices have significantly dropped by five per cent. Writing for The Daily Mail, in his first column since his exit, Piers bragged about his value to the network, saying he's worth more than brazillian footballer, Neymar. He said: "ITV's share price has plunged by five per cent since news of my departure from GMB broke, valuing me at £250 million, which is £52 million more than the world's most expensive footballer, Neymar. "That should come in ha...
Real Reason Barcelona Didn’t re-sign Neymar – Eric Abidal
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Real Reason Barcelona Didn’t re-sign Neymar – Eric Abidal

  Former Barcelona’s Sporting Director, Eric Abidal, has given the real reason why the club didn’t re-sign Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, in 2019. Abidal said that Barcelona would have brought Neymar back to Camp Nou if they had not signed Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid in the summer of 2019. “Ten days before the end of the transfer window, I went to Paris to talk with Leonardo [PSG’s sporting director], and I was with my CEO [Oscar Grau], and we were talking about Neymar,” Abidal told the Telegraph. “I think if the CEO goes to Paris Saint-Germain, it’s because we can sign him. If we didn’t sign Griezmann before, I think 100 per cent we could have re-signed Neymar because what we needed was a winger, and when Neymar was in Barcelona, he was amazing. “T...
Top 5 Highest Paid Footballers in Europe Emerge
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Top 5 Highest Paid Footballers in Europe Emerge

  Europe’s highest paid top footballers have been revealed with Barcelona’s Messi and Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo taking the lead. Messi is however, earning astonishingly more than twice the wages of his rival. Recall that Messi’s Barcelona contract details were leaked earlier in the year and it was the biggest deal in sporting history. And now French outlet, L’Equipe reports that the Argentina International’s salary breaks down to an incredible weekly wage of £2.1 million which is about £108.2 million yearly income. Ronaldo is second on the list with £900,000 weekly from Juventus, according to L’Equipe and earns £46.7 million per year. This is less than half of Messi’s salary. Brazilian international and Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, occupies the third...
Thiago Silva Names Toughest Players he ever Faced
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Thiago Silva Names Toughest Players he ever Faced

Chelsea defender, Thiago Silva, has named the toughest opponents he has ever faced in his career. According to Silva, Angel Di Maria, Kylian Mbappe, Didier Drogba, Roberto Firmino, Romario, Adriano, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are the ten strongest footballers he has played against. The 36-year-old, who has also played for Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan, said this on Thursday ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Leeds United on Saturday. “The ten strongest and most difficult players that I had the chance to play against are Di Maria, because of his technical quality and his incredible left foot,” Silva told Chelsea’s official website. “Kylian Mbappe, because of his speed and as well as his technical quality. “Didier Drogba, be...
Wan-Bissaka Names Toughest Player he ever Faced
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Wan-Bissaka Names Toughest Player he ever Faced

Manchester United fullback, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, has named Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar as his toughest opponent. According to the 23-year-old, facing Neymar can be “quite challenging”. Since securing a £50 million move to Old Trafford in the summer of 2019, Wan-Bissaka has lined up against some of the finest talents in English and European football. But when asked by United’s official website to pick out his most testing opponent, Wan-Bissaka said: “I’d say Neymar. “That was a player that was quite challenging, but I was always up for it, and I enjoyed it, the experience, to be playing against him. That meant a lot.” United was paired with PSG in the group stages of the 2020/2021 Champions League.
PSG Confirm Bad news on Neymar Ahead of Barcelona Clash
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PSG Confirm Bad news on Neymar Ahead of Barcelona Clash

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, has been ruled out of their Champions League tie against Barcelona, after failing to recover from a thigh problem. The 29-year-old has been sidelined since picking up the injury against Caen on February 10. Neymar returned to light training, but PSG confirmed on Tuesday that this week’s second leg against Barca in the round-of-16 comes too soon. “He’s very sad. He was really looking forward to going to Barcelona. He loves Barcelona. “He’s a player who loves to play these games, he’s made for them,” PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino said. Neymar, who joined PSG from Barca for a world record €222million fee in 2017, also missed the first leg at Camp Nou, which the French champions won 4-1.
Neymar Preparing to Face Barcelona in Return leg
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Neymar Preparing to Face Barcelona in Return leg

  Paris Saint-Germain could have Neymar available, for the second leg of their Champions League last-16 clash with Barcelona next Wednesday. Neymar has been left out of the squad to play Brest in the Coupe de France on Saturday. But he has returned to partial training and manager Mauricio Pochettino is “very happy” with his recovery. Neymar has not played for PSG since suffering an injury in the 1-0 cup win over Caen on February 10 and missed out as they beat his former side 4-1 at Camp Nou. Speaking in a press conference on Friday, PSG coach Pochettino said: “He will not be here tomorrow but we are very happy with his development and we will see in the days to come if he can be part of the squad against Barcelona.”
Champions League: Neymar Facing Two-match Ban after PSG’s 4-1 Win at Barcelona
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Champions League: Neymar Facing Two-match Ban after PSG’s 4-1 Win at Barcelona

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, is facing a possible two-match ban in the Champions League, for his foul-mouthed outburst on social media, after Barcelona took the lead against his team on Tuesday evening. Neymar, who was ruled out of the game, was angry about a penalty awarded to his former side after Frenkie de Jong was judged to have been clipped by Layvin Kurzawa The 29-year-old wrote on Twitter “this penalty is a joke” and then wrote “s*** goal”, as Lionel Messi made it 1-0. He quickly deleted the first tweet but was not quick enough for it to be picked up by eagle-eyed fans. It could cost him if UEFA decides to sanction him for it, according to SportsMail. The UEFA disciplinary code prevents “insults or other conduct that violates the basic rules of conduct.” ...
Champions League: Wenger Advises PSG Against Signing Messi From Barcelona
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Champions League: Wenger Advises PSG Against Signing Messi From Barcelona

Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has advised Paris Saint-Germain to prioritise securing the long-term futures of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe rather than sign Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi. Wenger said this as PSG defeated Barcelona 4-1 in the Champions League last-16 first-leg tie on Tuesday night at Camp Nou, thanks to three goals from Mbappe and a strike from Moise Kean. Messi was heavily linked with a move away from Barcelona last summer and the Argentine captain looks set to leave the La Liga giants this summer. Asked whether PSG should try to sign Messi, Wenger told beIN Sports: “That is another question because Lionel Messi demands huge investment. “I would say PSG should be more focused on keeping their two best players and invest all the money they have in thes...
Champions League: Neymar Reacts to PSG 4-1 Win Over Barcelona in Camp Nou
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Champions League: Neymar Reacts to PSG 4-1 Win Over Barcelona in Camp Nou

  The PSG and Brazil forward, Neymar has reacted to the French champions 4-1 win over Barcelona in Spain in the round of 16 of the Champions League. The Brazilian star showed his delight on Twitter at his current club’s thumping 4-1 win over his former team. The former Barcelona ace, who missed the game to injury, could not hide his delight as PSG thrashed the Catalan giants 4-1 in the first leg tie. PSG came from Lionel Messi’s penalty strike to defeat the LaLiga side 4-1 with Mbappé proving decisive with a hat-trick. After the 90 minutes, Neymar showed his love for his teammates, with particular focus on Leandro Paredes. “What a great game from the team, everyone was great. Paredes is a monster. Cracking player,” he tweeted. Neymar before the game had admitt...
No Messi, No Ronaldo, No Problem – Guardiola Hails Manchester City Squad
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No Messi, No Ronaldo, No Problem – Guardiola Hails Manchester City Squad

The former Barcelona boss stressed that he would not rid a single player from his current squad – but acknowledged that he would love to boast an individual among his ranks with a true superstar profile. “We don’t have players who can win the game by himself – we don’t have a Messi, a Cristiano, [Kylian] Mbappe or Neymar,” Guardiola said. “We have to do it as a team. “I’ll be honest, I would love to have a player who scores every single game four goals and runs like these players run, I would love it. “[But] I wouldn’t change any player that we have right now today, in this season. All of them. That’s why many times I praised our captain Fernandinho, like how he helps on and off the pitch to stick together in the bad moments. “The big teams, the big players show it in the b...
UEFA Celebrates Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar
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UEFA Celebrates Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar

UEFA, on Friday, congratulated Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, on his 36th birthday. The Europe top-football governing body also celebrated Paris Saint-Germain star, Neymar, as the Brazilian clocks 29 years today. UEFA took to their official Twitter account to post a compiled video of Ronaldo and Neymar in actions for their past and present clubs respectively in a separate tweet. “Most goals in history (134),” UEFA wrote on Twitter alongside the video clip. “Most goals in a season (17). “Most goals in knockout stages (67). “Only player to score in 3 finals. “Only player to score in 11 straight games. “Happy 36th birthday, five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo!.” On Neymar, UEFA, also tweeted alongside the video clip: “Neymar is 29 today! “Brazil Brazil’s all-time ...
Neymar Reveals Why he Won’t Join Premier League Club
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Neymar Reveals Why he Won’t Join Premier League Club

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, has said he is put off by the physicality of the Premier League and will not consider a move to England. Speculations are rife that Neymar will commit his future to PSG, by signing a new four-year contract. At 29, it would mean a move to either Barcelona and Real Madrid would be very unlikely. In the EPL, only Chelsea or Manchester City and possibly Manchester United can afford the Brazilian. But it seems Neymar wouldn’t be too keen on facing the league’s rougher teams. “I do not get to watch a lot of the Premier League, but I have heard that there’s a lot of physical contact involved in the game…” he told MailOnline. “But the French league also has too much physical contact!”
Neymar Wants To Go Back To Barcelona, Send Message To PSG
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Neymar Wants To Go Back To Barcelona, Send Message To PSG

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar has all but confirmed that he does not want to stay at PSG and wants to return to Barcelona, calling the Nou Camp his 'house'. Neymar has been heavily linked with a move back to the Catalan side recently, as times continue to be tough for him at the French capital. Today's Mundo Deportivo carries a direct message from the Brazilian- a message in which he talks about where his home lies and the fact that he should have never it in the first place. He says: "I don't want to play at PSG anymore. I want to go back to my house, which I should never have left in the first place." Sport also confirm these rumors, saying that many crucial figures at Barcelona want Neymar back at the club- that includes Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique. Luis Suarez has already c...
‘I will never stop partying!’ – Neymar dismisses ‘immature’ tag and insists he’s well aware of PSG responsibilities
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‘I will never stop partying!’ – Neymar dismisses ‘immature’ tag and insists he’s well aware of PSG responsibilities

The Brazilian says he would "end up exploding" if he focused all of his energy on football 100 per cent of the time Neymar has dismissed his "immature" tag and insisted he is well aware of his responsibilities at Paris Saint-Germain, but has also vowed to "never stop" partying. PSG broke the world transfer record by spending €220 million (£194m/$265m) to bring Neymar to Parc des Princes from Barcelona in the summer of 2017. The Brazilian has since scored 83 goals in 100 games for the French club, getting his hands on nine trophies in the process, but he has also made plenty of headlines for his antics away from the pitch.
Neymar Jnr Begs Mbappe to Stay at PSG
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Neymar Jnr Begs Mbappe to Stay at PSG

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, has urged his fellow teammates, Kylian Mbappe, to remain at the French Ligue 1 champions amid transfer interests from Real Madrid and Liverpool. Neymar said he has a brotherly relationship with Mbbape, adding that he likes to play together with the France World Cup winner. Mbappe has 18 months remaining on his current contract with PSG and has drawn the interest of Real Madrid and Liverpool in the past few weeks. “I have adapted. I feel calmer, and I am very happy here,” Neymar told French television channel TF1. “I want to stay at PSG, and I hope Kylian [Mbappe] will stay too. “Of course, that is the wish of every PSG supporter. With Kylian, we have a relationship of brothers … We really like to play together. “We want PSG to be a...
Neymar To Extend Stay At PSG, Wants Mbappe To Do The Same
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Neymar To Extend Stay At PSG, Wants Mbappe To Do The Same

Brazil forward Neymar wants to extend Paris Saint-Germain contract and urges Kylian Mbappe to do the same; "I want to stay at PSG, and I hope Kylian will stay too. We want PSG to be a great team"; PSG suffered shock defeat to Lorient on Sunday Neymar has openly confirmed his desire to stay at Paris Saint-Germain and extend his contract, and hopes that Kylian Mbappe will do the same. The Brazilian forward has been in talks with the club to extend his stay at the Parc des Princes, which is currently due to expire next year. Neymar's time at PSG has not always been idyllic, with the club's fans publicly telling him to leave after he handed in a transfer request in the summer of 2019 and reported back late for pre-season training. But in an interview with TF1, he looked determi...
Mbappe explains PSG contract delay as Pochettino urges forward to stay ‘for many years’
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Mbappe explains PSG contract delay as Pochettino urges forward to stay ‘for many years’

The 22-year-old scored twice against Montpellier on Friday to keep his side top of Ligue 1 but talks over a new deal are dragging on Kylian Mbappe says he has not yet come to a decision on his future as Paris Saint-Germain look to tie him down to a new contract – but he says he is happy at PSG. PSG director Leonardo claimed in early December that the club were making progress on new deals for Mbappe and strike partner Neymar, but neither player has so far committed to fresh terms. Mbappe’s contract with his hometown club runs until the summer of 2022. Real Madrid and Liverpool have been the clubs most strongly linked with signing him but there remain questions as to whether any club could afford to prise him away from PSG – unless he lets his contract run down.  
Erling Haaland Was A Member Of A Boyband In 2016 And They Posted A Song To YouTube
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Erling Haaland Was A Member Of A Boyband In 2016 And They Posted A Song To YouTube

  Before he became one of the most exciting prospects in world football, Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland was dropping bars on YouTube under the name 'FlowKingz'. That's right. The Norweigian forward can be seen rapping the single "Kygo jo" via his official YouTube channel alongside two of his friends in a quite frankly bizarre music video. With almost four million views at the time of writing, we can officially say that Haaland's lyrical presence isn't exactly genius but it's certainly memorable. What have i just watched, seriously? Someone has even made a YouTube video translating the song from Norwegian to English, so if you want to know what Haaland is saying on that sunny day in 2016, then please yourself. Haaland is a man of many talents. He is also a w...
Neymar Set To Sign New Long Term Contract With PSG
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Neymar Set To Sign New Long Term Contract With PSG

Brazil superstar Neymar is reportedly close to penning a new deal with Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. Neymar, 28, existing contract with the French giants will expire in 2022. He has been linked with a return to former club Barcelona. However, talk of a return to Camp Nou has quietened since the coronavirus outbreak, though, with the Catalan giants struggling with the financial implications of the pandemic According to Esporte Interativo, PSG are close to signing Neymar to a new long-term contract, with the Brazil international expected to be handed an improvement on his £600,000-a-week salary. The former Santos youngster has scored 10 times in 13 appearances for the French champions this season, including his team’s second against Marseille in the Trophee des Champions o...
Neymar Mocks Alvaro Gonzalez After PSG Beat Marseille In Trophee Des Champions
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Neymar Mocks Alvaro Gonzalez After PSG Beat Marseille In Trophee Des Champions

  Neymar and Alvaro Gonzalez took their rivalry to social media on Wednesday night, after PSG beat Marseille in the Trophee des Champions. Back in September the two Ligue 1 sides were involved in an explosive match as Marseille defeated the French champions in the league. The game ended with five sendings off after a clash of all the players, with Neymar seeing red for striking Gonzalez on the back of the head. The fallout from the match saw both players accuse the other of racism but in the end neither faced punishment due to a lack of evidence. On Wednesday the pair met again in the French Supercup, the Trophee des Champions, pitting last season's champions with the runners up, after the Parisians also won the Coupe de France. Neymar bagged the winner, an 85th minu...
Neymar Drops Lionel Messi Bombshell After PSG’s 3-1 Win Over Manchester United
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Neymar Drops Lionel Messi Bombshell After PSG’s 3-1 Win Over Manchester United

Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar has revealed that he is keen for a sensational reunion with Barcelona captain Lionel Messi. The 28-year-old Brazilian winger scored a brace on Wednesday as PSG sealed an important 3-1 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford in the Champions League. Speaking after the match, Neymar made a bombshell claim to Brazilian reporters that he wants to share the pitch with Messi again. "What I want most is to play with [Messi] again, to be able to enjoy being on the pitch with him again," the Brazil international said. "He could play in my place. He won't have any problems, I'm sure. I want to play with him again and I'm sure that, next season, we have to do it." Neymar played alongside Messi for four years at the Camp Nou before he completed ...
Desperate Tuchel Has Eight Days To Save His PSG Job
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Desperate Tuchel Has Eight Days To Save His PSG Job

Only three matches into their Champions League campaign, the Parisians are walking a thin line and the slightest slip could see their coach jettisoned Almost three months to the day since Paris Saint-Germain played their first Champions League final, Thomas Tuchel, the man who led them to that momentous occasion, stands on trial. The former Borussia Dortmund coach has eight days to prove his worth to the club’s board. Quite simply, that means picking up a minimum of four points in clashes against RB Leipzig and Manchester United. Anything short of that tally will likely see PSG consigned to the Europa League after Christmas, by which time it would be a miracle if Tuchel was still in charge. Having hit the club's European high point in August, this would make a dramati...
Barcelona To Sue Neymar For £9m
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Barcelona To Sue Neymar For £9m

La Liga giants Barcelona are suing former star Neymar a total of £9million after overpaying the Brazilian during his first two years at the Nou Camp due to a tax miscalculation. Neymar, who is now at PSG following his £198m transfer in 2017, has been engulfed in legal battles with Barca in the past, claiming previously that the club owed him a total of £38m (€43m) in unpaid bonuses. The 28-year-old was forced to pay the club £5.9m (€6.7m) after losing the case and now Barca are making another attempt to reclaim some money, with the Spanish giants seeking to address the tax error, as detailed in El Mundo. The report states that after concluding the tax inspection covering the 2015 financial year, Barcelona have discovered that they paid Neymar excessively and are now looking to cla...
Bartomeu Blames Neymar For Destorying Barcelona And His Project
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Bartomeu Blames Neymar For Destorying Barcelona And His Project

Josep Maria Bartomeu slams Neymar for destroying Barcelona and his project as the winger shockingly decided to leave for Paris Saint-Germain in 2017. Josep Maria Bartomeu has expressed his dissent towards Neymar whom he holds responsible for the downfall of Barcelona and the project that was in place. The 57-year-old had resigned from his post a few days ago after months of turmoil at the club. Bartomeu has been involved in several controversies at the club and the fans had enough this season which saw a vote of no confidence being passed against him. Shortly the former president and his board stepped down from their respective decisions. However, Bartomeu believes that his project’s downfall was due to Neymar’s actions. From a neutral point of view, it could be possible. In t...
PSG Star Angel Di Maria Gets Four-Match Ban For Spitting During Marseille Game
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PSG Star Angel Di Maria Gets Four-Match Ban For Spitting During Marseille Game

Angel di Maria has been hit with a four-game ban after he was seen spitting towards Alvaro Gonzalez during a melee at the end of Paris Saint-Germain’s game against Marseille. Gonzalez could also be facing a lengthy ban as he was accused of racially abusing Neymar. The incident occurred during a melee at the end of Paris Saint-Germain’s clash with Marseille, which saw five players sent off. Di Maria was seen to spit towards Gonzalez, who was accused of racially abusing Neymar and could also face a lengthy ban. Di Maria could still feature against Reims at the weekend but will then miss PSG’s Ligue 1 matches against Angers, Nimes, Dijon and Nantes. An official decision on the case regarding Neymar and Gonzalez is set to be made . Neymar has been b...
‘I Acted Like A Fool’ – Neymar Rues Marseille Red Card
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‘I Acted Like A Fool’ – Neymar Rues Marseille Red Card

Neymar admitted he “acted like a fool” following his red card against Marseille but called on football officials to do more to combat discrimination after accusing Spanish defender Alvaro Gonzalez of racism. The Brazil forward was one of five players sent off after a mass brawl at the end of PSG’s 1-0 loss in Ligue 1 on Sunday, and later claimed Gonzalez had called him a “monkey” in a series of furious tweets. https://twitter.com/Sport24hours/status/1305769777139535872?s=20 https://www.instagram.com/p/CFIDGePhTQd/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link PSG have stood by the world’s most expensive player, saying the club “strongly supports” him, but Neymar conceded he would accept his punishment which is expected to be revealed by the French league’s disciplinary commission on Wednesday. “Yes...
Neymar ‘faces Seven-game Ban’ While Gonzalez Could Get ‘ten-match Suspension’
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Neymar ‘faces Seven-game Ban’ While Gonzalez Could Get ‘ten-match Suspension’

Neymar could reportedly face a seven-match ban for punching Alvaro Gonzalez after he accused the Spaniard of racism. The Brazilian superstar was sent off for Paris Saint-Germain after VAR found that he had thrown a punch at Gonzalez, before the Brazilian insisted that the Marseille defender was racially abusive towards him. The governing body of professional football in France, the LFP, will now review the incident before handing out its suspension for the Brazilian, with the organization's regulations stating that the Brazilian could be banned for as many as seven matches, according to French sports outlet RMC Sport. As cited by RMC Sport, 'An aggressive action committed outside of a game set and without causing injury to the opponent can lead to the suspension of seven games'. ...
Gonzalez Reacts To Neymar Racism Claims
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Gonzalez Reacts To Neymar Racism Claims

It rained red cards yesterday at Le Parc des Princes as PSG lost by a goal to Marseille. Neymar has accused Marseille player Gonzalez of racially abusing him which lead to a face off on the pitch. Marseille defender Alvaro Gonzalez has taken to social media to defend himself after Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar accused him of making racist remarks. Neymar was sent off for slapping Gonzalez in injury-time, who he accused of racism as he left the field and on social media following the match. According to Gonzalez; "There is no place for racism. A clean career and with many team-mates and friends on a day to day basis. Sometimes you have to learn how to lose and accept it on the field. Incredible three points today, Allez l'OM thank you family,"
Neymar Responds To Alvaro Gonzalez’s ‘Bad Loser’ Jibe With Further Racism Claims
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Neymar Responds To Alvaro Gonzalez’s ‘Bad Loser’ Jibe With Further Racism Claims

Neymar has hit back at Alvaro Gonzalez's claims that Paris Saint-Germain must 'learn to lose' - by doubling down on his racism accusation. The Brazilian was one of five men sent off as PSG fell to a 1-0 defeat against Marseille in 'Le Classique' on Sunday evening. Neymar hit Gonzalez in the back of the head and later claimed it was due to the Spaniard making a racist remark on the pitch. Following the game, Gonzalez insisted he hadn't been racist and added PSG players couldn't take their loss on the field. However, Neymar was quick to respond and said Gonzalez 'has no character' in a fiery rant. "You are not a man to assume your mistake, losing is part of the sport," the 28-year-old begun. "Now insulting and bringing racism into our lives no, I don't agree. I DON'T RESP...
Neymar Sees Red As PSG Finish With Eight Men In Chaotic Ligue 1 Return
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Neymar Sees Red As PSG Finish With Eight Men In Chaotic Ligue 1 Return

No less than five players from both sides were ejected in injury time as the tense clash descended into anarchy Neymar was one of three Paris Saint-Germain players to see the red card as their Ligue 1 return against Marseille descended into chaos on Sunday. Having been excused from duty for the first two rounds of 2020-21 due to their exertions in the delayed Champions League knockout stages, Thomas Tuchel’s men were back in action this weekend as they welcomed l’OM to Parc des Princes. There is little love lost between the capital side and Marseille, but a bad-tempered game that saw 36 fouls committed and 12 yellow cards handed out inside the 90 minutes eventually spiralled out of control deep into injury time. A tussle between Argentine pair Dario Benedetto and Leandro Parede...
‘Neymar has no reason to rejoin chaos at Barcelona’ – PSG stay is the right call, says Rivaldo
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‘Neymar has no reason to rejoin chaos at Barcelona’ – PSG stay is the right call, says Rivaldo

The ex-Blaugrana star is pleased to see his fellow Brazilian delivering on expectations in France after coming through a testing period in his career Neymar has no reason to rejoin the “chaos” at Barcelona, admits Rivaldo, with the Brazilian forward told he is making the right career call in sticking with Paris Saint-Germain. A possible return to Camp Nou for the South American superstar has been speculated on ever since he bid farewell to the Liga giants in 2017. At one stage, Neymar was very much open to the idea of heading back to familiar surroundings.
Paris St.-Germain Star Neymar Tests Positive for Coronavirus
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Paris St.-Germain Star Neymar Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Neymar, soccer’s costliest player, is one of three Paris St.-Germain players who played in last week’s Champions League final to test positive for the coronavirus, becoming the latest high-profile soccer star to contract the virus ahead of the new season. Neymar suffered heartbreak last week when P.S.G. lost in its first appearance in the Champions League final, and now faces missing the start of its latest campaign because of strict local protocols that require players who have tested positive to isolate from the rest of the roster. P.S.G., which paid a record $263 million for Neymar, a forward from Brazil, in 2017, confirmed that three of its players had tested positive without identifying them. But people familiar with the matter, speaking on condition of anonymity because the p...
Neymar: I want to stay at PSG and return to the Champions League final
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Neymar: I want to stay at PSG and return to the Champions League final

The Brazilian has long been linked with a return to Barcelona, but has no intention of walking out on the French champions this summer Neymar has expressed his desire to remain at Paris Saint-Germain, with it his ambition to return to the Champions League final as soon as possible. PSG forked out a world record €222 million (£199m/$264m) fee to bring Neymar to Parc des Princes from Barcelona in the summer of 2017. The Brazilian emerged as one of the best players in the world at Camp Nou, but struggled to live up to that billing during his first two seasons in France.
PSG Sweat Over Potential Neymar Champions League Final Ban
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PSG Sweat Over Potential Neymar Champions League Final Ban

Neymar is in risk of missing out on the Champions League final, after the Brazilian broke one of the Covid-19 protocols at the end of the semi-final against RB Leipzig. PSG were in fine form against the German underdogs on Tuesday night and Neymar's beautiful back-heeled assist for Angel di Maria might have been the moment of the night. After excellent performances in the quarter and semi finals Neymar is key to the French champions chances of becoming European champions for the first time, but he could miss the final. At full time he was seen swapping shirts with Leipzig defender Marcel Halstenberg. That goes against the rules put in place because of the Coronavirus pandemic. UEFA's protocols state, "Players are recommended to refrain from swapping their shirts," and not ...
Neymar Brutally Trolls RB Leipzig After Paris Saint-Germain Reach Champions League Final
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Neymar Brutally Trolls RB Leipzig After Paris Saint-Germain Reach Champions League Final

Neymar took to Instagram and trolled RB Leipzig following Paris Saint-Germain's victory in the Champions League - posing with a Red Bull cup and calling himself "father." PSG romped to a 3-0 semi-final victory over the German side on Tuesday to reach their first ever Champions League final Leipzig were outclassed by Thomas Tuchel's side and Neymar decided to take a jibe at full-time. The club are funded by the Red Bull energy drink company and Neymar posted a pictured of himself holding the cup with a caption of: "Father is in the final." The 28-year-old moved to Paris in an attempt to step out of Lionel Messi's shadow at former club Barcelona. Victory this evening means he'll be making his first appearance in a final since winning the competition with Barca back in 201...
PSG were the better team’ – Nagelsmann understands RB Leipzig outclassed in Champions League semi-final
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PSG were the better team’ – Nagelsmann understands RB Leipzig outclassed in Champions League semi-final

The German boss was aware of the gap between the two teams on the night and revealed the goals for his side next season RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann has admitted PSG were the better team on Tuesday and deserved to qualify for the Champions League final. The Bundesliga side were swept aside 3-0 in the semi-final at the Estadio da Luz, with Marquinhos, Angel Di Maria and Juan Bernat getting on the scoresheet, while Neymar and Kylian Mbappe also performed strongly in attack. Nagelsmann felt his team started the match well but in the end had no answer for the quality shown by the Ligue 1 champions.
Atalanta 1-2 PSG: PSG Complete Stunning Turnaround to Reach Champions League Semi-Finals
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Atalanta 1-2 PSG: PSG Complete Stunning Turnaround to Reach Champions League Semi-Finals

Paris Saint-Germain are through to the semi-finals of the Champions League after beating Atalanta in a stunning tie. The French champions scored in the 90th and 93rd minutes to come through against the Italians. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting - yes, really - grabbed the winner to seal the stunning turnaround. PSG were without Kylian Mbappe from the start due to the Frenchman's recovery, leaving the onus on Neymar. And the Brazilian tried his hardest to drag PSG through but he wasn't able to do it. The first half was all about the 28-year-old. It seemed like barely a minute went by without the Brazilian being on the ball, although the results were mixed. Outside of the box, Neymar was brilliant. He pulled the strings and got into many dangerous positions. But once he ...
Neymar Ordered to Pay Barcelona £6m in Court Settlement after he Demanded the Club Pay him £39m Bonus
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Neymar Ordered to Pay Barcelona £6m in Court Settlement after he Demanded the Club Pay him £39m Bonus

PSG football star, Neymar, has been ordered by a court to pay former club Barcelona £6million following a court settlement hearing - after he demanded in a lawsuit that the club pay him £39m in unpaid bonuses. Neymar joined Barcelona from Brazilian side Santos in 2013, joining PSG four years later in a mammoth money spinning deal. Neymar, 28, took Barcelona to court hoping to get money he believed Barca owed him after signing for the Spanish club in 2013 but surprisingly Neymar has been ordered to pay Barcelona . Barcelona have now reacted to the ruling saying the club remains prepared if Neymar appeals the ruling. In a statement, a Barcelona spokesperson said: "FC Barcelona expresses its satisfaction with the verdict announced today by Social Court 15 in Barcelona in relat...
Barcelona Identify Two Players As Long Term Replacement For Lionel Messi
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Barcelona Identify Two Players As Long Term Replacement For Lionel Messi

Barcelona has reportedly identified two players, Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar and Inter Milan’s Lautaro Martinez as a long term replacement for captain, Lionel Messi. Messi, who will turn 33 later this month, has scored 21 goals in all competition for Barcelona so far this season. According to the Daily Express, the La Liga champions believe Neymar and Martinez can both replace Messi one day at the Nou Camp. The Catalan club is keen to sign both the Brazilian and Argentine internationals this summer’s transfer window. Recall that both Neymar and Martinez have drawn the interest of Barca in the past. Neymar and Martinez have been impressive for their respective club sides so far this term. Meanwhile, Barcelona manager, Quique Setien, has since admitted ...
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Messi is my Favourite Player to Watch – Ronaldo

Brazil legend, Ronaldo De Lima, has revealed that Lionel Messi is his favourite player to watch. Ronaldo, in an interview with AS, also left Cristiano Ronaldo out of his list of the top five players that he loves. Both Messi and Ronaldo are constantly hailed as the two best players in the world, but De Lima has a different opinion. Instead, he picked Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah, Real Madrid’s Eden Hazard and Paris Saint-Germain duo of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. “Messi, of course, he is number one, it is a talent that we will take 20 or 30 years to see something similar. “I also like Salah, Hazard, Neymar, that I love watching him play, of course Mbappe,” Ronaldo said.
Ronaldo Highest-Paid Footballer In 2020 Forbes List As Messi Ranks 2nd, Neymar 3rd
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Ronaldo Highest-Paid Footballer In 2020 Forbes List As Messi Ranks 2nd, Neymar 3rd

Roger Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete for 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic knocked footballer Lionel Messi off top spot, according to the annual Forbes list released on Friday. The Swiss tennis great, owner of a men's record 20 Grand Slam singles titles, earned $106.3m (£86.3m) in the last 12 months, including $100m (£81.2m) via endorsements, to move up four places and become the first player from his sport to top the list. Football players Cristiano Ronaldo (£85.3m), Messi (£84.5m) and Neymar (£77.6m) and American basketball player LeBron James (£71.6m) rounded out the top five. "The coronavirus pandemic triggered salary cuts for football stars Messi and Ronaldo, clearing the way for a tennis player to rank as the world's highest-paid athlete for the first time," said ...

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