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Lionel Messi and Neymar Wear Pele T-shirt

Lionel Messi and Neymar Wear Pele T-shirt to Pay…

As a tribute to the Brazilian football great Pele, PSG’s players including Lionel Messi and Neymar warmed up wearing T-shirts with Pelé’s face ahead of the Ligue 1 match against Angers at the Parc dess Princes on Wednesday. Pele, who won a record three World Cups, died in late December at the age of 82. Before kick-off, the players gave a minute of applause for Pele as well. The Brazil legend had passed away of cancer on December 29, 2022 in Sao Paulo.
Neymar to Play Against South Korea

Brazil’s Neymar to Play Against South Korea: Coach

Brazil forward Neymar will train later on Sunday and is set to play for the five-time champions in their World Cup last-16 match against South Korea after recovering from an ankle injury, coach Tite said. Neymar suffered the injury in Brazil's opening 2-0 win over Serbia, which ruled him out of their 1-0 win over Switzerland and the shock defeat by Cameroon, one of a series of injury problems within the squad. "Neymar will train today in the afternoon and if he trains
Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil superstar Neymar

‘Very Keen to Play in United States’: Neymar Hints…

Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil superstar Neymar has said he would be “very keen" on playing Major League Soccer in the US at the end of his career. The 30-year-old striker said Saturday on a YouTube broadcast with fellow Brazil icon Ronaldo that he was attracted by the MLS calendar. “I don’t know if I’ll go back to play in Brazil. I’m very keen to play in the United States. At least for a season," he said. “The championship there is short, you have
PSG vs Real Madrid, Champions League: Neymar In line To Make PSG Comeback Against Real Madrid

PSG vs Real Madrid, Champions League: Neymar In line…

Neymar could play his first game for Paris Saint-Germain since November when they face Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday. Neymar could play his first game for Paris Saint-Germain since November when they face Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday. The French club revealed on the eve of the tie that former Real defender Sergio Ramos is the only player missing due to injury as he continues
Hamilton has Neymar onside ahead of big F1 battle in Brazil

Hamilton has Neymar onside ahead of big F1 battle…

Lewis Hamilton stayed onside with his Brazilian fans on Wednesday by calling up soccer star Neymar ahead of a big weekend for the Briton's bid for a record eighth Formula One championship. The Mercedes driver told reporters he hoped to watch his friend in a World Cup qualifier between five times champions Brazil and Colombia at the home of Sao Paulo's Corinthians on Thursday night. "I'm very much in contact with Neymar, quite often, we were just talking actually earlier today," explained the
Kylian Mbappe Takes Centre Stage For PSG In Absence Of Lionel Messi, Neymar

Kylian Mbappe Takes Centre Stage For PSG In Absence…

Lionel Messi, Neymar and a host of other South American stars are missing for Paris Saint-Germain this weekend but Kylian Mbappe will take centre stage after starring for France in their successful UEFA Nations League campaign. Lionel Messi, Neymar and a host of other South American stars are missing for Paris Saint-Germain this weekend but Kylian Mbappe will take centre stage after starring for France in their successful UEFA Nations League campaign. Messi, along with Leandro Paredes and Angel Di Maria, is with
Mbappe not ruling out PSG stay, clears the air with Neymar

Mbappe not ruling out PSG stay, clears the air…

Kylian Mbappe on Tuesday fell short of saying he would leave Paris St Germain when his contract expires at the end of the season but Real Madrid president Florentino Perez said he was optimistic the France striker would join the Spanish giants. The 22-year-old told the Ligue 1 club he wanted to join Real Madrid during the close season, only for PSG to turn down the Spanish club's offers. Asked if he was going to leave next summer, Mbappe told French sports daily
Messi, Neymar to battle in dream Copa America final

Messi, Neymar to battle in dream Copa America final

RIO DE JANEIRO: Former Barcelona teammates Lionel Messi and Neymar will line up opposite each other in Saturday's (Jul 10) Copa America final looking to end a hoodoo that has also affected some of their countries' greatest players. Like Brazil's Pele and Diego Maradona of Argentina before them, neither Messi nor Neymar has ever won the Copa. That statistic will change for one of them in the dream final at Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracana stadium. For six-time Ballon d'Or winner Messi, this
Brazil cruise past Peru with 4-0 Copa America win

Brazil cruise past Peru with 4-0 Copa America win

RIO DE JANEIRO - With Neymar in fine form and scoring a goal that took him past Ronaldo on the country's all-time goals list, Brazil scored early in the game and then got three more in a commanding second half to defeat Peru 4-0 in their Copa America clash on Thursday. The result means Brazil are the first team in the tournament to win both their first games, and immediately go to the top of Group B, two points ahead of Colombia, who
Neymar helps Brazil cruise to Copa win over Venezuela

Neymar helps Brazil cruise to Copa win over Venezuela

BRASILIA: Star forward Neymar netted a penalty and created a second as hosts Brazil eased to a 3-0 victory over a coronavirus-depleted Venezuela on Sunday (Jun 13) in the opening match of the 2021 Copa America. Centre-back Marquinhos opened the scored midway through the first half and Gabriel Barbosa sealed the Group B win a minute from time. In a tournament already delayed a year and moved from its original hosts Argentina and Colombia due to the pandemic, it was fitting that the
Nike says it split with Neymar over refusal to cooperate with sex assault probe

Nike says it split with Neymar over refusal to…

LOS ANGELES: Nike said on Thursday (May 27) it parted ways with Neymar last year after the superstar Brazil attacker "refused to cooperate in a good faith investigation" as the company probed an employee's claim that he sexually assaulted her. The apparel giant said in a statement that its investigation into the alleged 2016 incident - which was reported to the company in 2018 - was inconclusive. "No single set of facts emerged that would enable us to speak substantively on the matter,"
PSG wait for 'happier' Neymar to sign contract extension

PSG wait for ‘happier’ Neymar to sign contract extension

PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain were revelling in the joy of knocking holders Bayern Munich out of the Champions League in midweek when Neymar offered more cause for celebration. In an interview with Brazilian broadcaster TNT Sports following PSG's away-goals victory in the quarter-finals, Neymar dropped a clear hint that he would be staying at PSG beyond the end of his current contract. "For me there is no debate, it is obvious that I feel very comfortable here and at home at Paris Saint-Germain. I

No Messi, no Ronaldo: Champions League stage set for…

The Brazil international moved to France to win the individual prize, but he has yet to write himself into the history books in that way. The last time that the Champions League quarter-finals were played without either Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi, Neymar had celebrated his 13th birthday just two months previously. The Brazilian has come a long way since then. He has won domestic titles with Santos, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain, and continental finals with the former two. He has also known

Recovering Neymar ruled out of PSG’s Cup game against…

Paris St Germain will once again be without Neymar when they face Lille in the French Cup last-16 on Wednesday but manager Mauricio Pochettino hopes to have Angel Di Maria and Marquinhos available after their homes were robbed last weekend. Brazilian forward Neymar has not yet fully recovered from an adductor muscle injury he picked up in the previous round against Caen on Feb 10. The French champions initially said he would be out for action for "up to four weeks" but Pochettino

Neymar out of PSG-Barca after failing to recover in…

Paris St Germain forward Neymar has been ruled out of Wednesday’s Champions League last-16 second leg against Barcelona, the French side said. A PSG statement on Tuesday said the Brazilian, who left Barcelona for the Ligue 1 side for a world record fee of 222 million euros ($264.11 million) in 2017, was continuing an individual recovery programme from a thigh injury sustained last month. Neymar missed the first leg of the tie at the Camp Nou but his absence barely affected his side,

PSG’s Neymar injured ahead of Barcelona match in Champions…

Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar is in a race to be fully fit for next week's Champions League clash against Barcelona after the Brazil star was injured in Wednesday's 1-0 French Cup win over Caen. Neymar went down after a robust challenge from Steeve Yago in the 56th minute, holding his left thigh as he left the field to be replaced by Kylian Mbappe. Moise Kean scored the only goal early in the second half before Neymar limped off the pitch raising concerns about participating

Neymar to sign four-year contract extension with PSG

Neymar is ironing out the final details of a new four-year contract extension with Paris Saint-Germain, Goal can confirm, with both player and club in advanced negotiations to keep the Brazilian in the French capital until the summer of 2026. The 28-year-old's future has been up in the air for some time, with a return to Barcelona having been mooted before the financial effects of the coronavirus made it impossible for the Camp Nou club to pursue a deal for the former Blaugrana

Barcelona Are Suing Neymar For £9 Million After They…

Barcelona overpaid Neymar a massive £9 million due to a tax miscalculation with the club now demanding that their money is returned. Barcelona and Neymar have a wretched history with the player previously claiming his ex-team owed him a whopping £38 million in unpaid bonuses. He was forced to pay the Spanish giants £5.9 million after losing the case. Now, Barcelona are looking to receive a payment of £9 million after they overpaid their former star man during his time at the Camp Nou. According to

PSG’s Neymar, Angel di Maria and Leandro Paredes test…

The three were among several PSG stars who travelled to the Spanish Mediterranean island of Ibiza last week for a holiday. Three Paris Saint-Germain players have tested positive for coronavirus, the French club announced on Wednesday, in a setback to their preparations for the scheduled start of their Ligue 1 campaign next week. French sports daily L’Equipe reported the players in question were Neymar, Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes, but PSG did not reveal any names.ADVERTISEMENT “Three Paris Saint-Germain players have confirmed

Heart breaks for Atalanta, great escape for PSG: Twitter…

PSG were on the verge of another disappointing Champions League exit till the 90th minute. Paris Saint-Germain produced a stunning late comeback to beat Atalanta 2-1 in their Champions League quarter-final in Lisbon on Wednesday with substitute Eric Choupo-Moting scoring the winner in the third minute of injury time. Atalanta were on the brink of extending their remarkable European run on into the last four after Mario Pasalic gave the Italians a 27th-minute lead in the first game of the ‘Final Eight’ at an empty Estadio da Luz. PSG