Neymar admits ‘exaggerated’ reactions at World Cup

Neymar admits ‘exaggerated’ reactions at World Cup

(Reuters): Ridiculed the world over for faking and diving during a disappointing World Cup campaign in Russia, Brazilian forward Neymar has admitted to “exaggerated” reactions saying he is still learning to deal with frustration.   In a 90-second video made for his sponsor Gillette and published on social media accounts and Brazilian television, Neymar sought […]

Neymar ready to ‘go back and give everything’ for PSG

Neymar ready to ‘go back and give everything’ for PSG

Neymar Da Silva Santos Junior    Sao Paulo, July 22 (IANS): Brazilian star forward Neymar has declared himself ready to “go back and give everything” for Paris Saint-Germain following a disappointing FIFA World Cup campaign in Russia.   Neymar scored just twice in five matches as Brazil were eliminated following a 1-2 defeat to Belgium […]

Defeat is saddest moment of my career – Neymar

Defeat is saddest moment of my career – Neymar

Brazil’s Neymar looks dejected after the match against Belgium  at  Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia on July 6, 2018.  (REUTERS/Murad Sezer)   SOCHI, July 8 (Reuters): Less than a day after being knocked out the World Cup by Belgium, Brazilian striker Neymar said he will find it hard to return to club football.   The Paris […]

Ex-Brazil star Ronaldo defends Neymar against play-acting claims

Ex-Brazil star Ronaldo defends Neymar against play-acting claims

Brazil’s Neymar lies on the pitch after sustaining an injury. (REUTERS/David Gray)   Moscow, July 4 (IANS): Brazil football great Ronaldo has leapt to the defense of his compatriot Neymar, refuting claims the Selecao forward has been play-acting during the FIFA World Cup in Russia.   Among those to criticize Neymar in recent days are […]

Neymar returns in scoring style as Brazil beat Croatia

Neymar returns in scoring style as Brazil beat Croatia

Brazil’s Neymar in action with Croatia’s Duje Caleta-Car. (Reuters Photo)   LIVERPOOL, England, June 3 (Reuters): Neymar scored on his return to action after three months out through injury as Brazil warmed up for the World Cup with a 2-0 friendly win over Croatia at Anfield on Sunday.   The most expensive player in the […]

Neymar to Real would be tough for Barcelona, says Messi

Neymar to Real would be tough for Barcelona, says Messi

BUENOS AIRES, May 16 (Reuters): It would be a major blow to Barcelona if Neymar moved from Paris St Germain to Real Madrid, the Brazil striker’s ex-team mate Lionel Messi said on Tuesday.   The Argentine, who won the Champions League and two of his La Liga titles with Neymar alongside him at Barcelona, said […]

PSG sweat over Neymar injury ahead of Real return

Paris, February 26 (AFP): Paris Saint-Germain are preparing for a race against the clock to get Neymar ready for their Champions League crunch against Real Madrid next week after he suffered an ankle injury against Marseille on Sunday.   The Brazilian superstar was stretchered off in tears towards the end of PSG’s 3-0 victory over […]

Stars turn out in Paris for Neymar Jr’s extravagant birthday bash

Stars turn out in Paris for Neymar Jr’s extravagant birthday bash

Brazilian footballer Neymar Jr. has celebrated his 26th birthday in style with girlfriend Bruna Marquezine and alongside compatriots Gabriel Jesus and Ronaldo at the lavish Pavillon Cambon in Paris. (Reuters Photo)   February 5 (REUTERS) Suited and booted Brazilian star joined by Gabriel Jesus and Ronaldo at 26th party.   Brazilian footballer Neymar Jr has […]

Neymar on target as PSG extend Ligue 1 lead

Neymar on target as PSG extend Ligue 1 lead

Neymar celebrates scoring PSG’s second goal. (Reuters Photo)   PARIS, February 4 (Reuters): Neymar scored his 18th Ligue 1 goal as Paris St Germain extended their lead to 11 points with a 3-0 win at Lille on Saturday.   The Brazil striker fired home with a superb free kick after Yuri Berchiche had opened the […]

How will PSG get around FFP rules?

How will PSG get around FFP rules?

After signing Neymar in a world record deal, Paris Saint-Germain will have to make sure they don’t break UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules. (AFP Photo)   Paris, September 3 (AFP): After spending 380 million euros ($450.66m) to secure the services of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, Paris Saint-Germain’s next task is to make sure they don’t […]