Neymar discusses World Cup criticism

first_imgBrazil international star Neymar Jr. has revealed his emotions after being targeted by critics for his antics and gimmicks at the just concluded FIFA World Cup in Russia.The former Barcelona star who missed three months prior to the showdown in Russia due to injury and struggled to play at his best despite scoring two goals in the tournament.Neymar was criticized by fans, pundits and ex-footballers for his reactions to being tackled by opposition players and the player insists the criticism was way over the top“I was targeted by many critics, a lot of bad things and I wasn’t OK at that very moment [after the game against Belgium] to speak. So when I’m not OK to speak I prefer to stay shut because the silence is the best answer.” Neymar told reporters, according to FourFourTwo.PSG, Neymar, Ligue 1PSG ultras sent a warning letter to Neymar Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 Brazilian superstar Neymar might play today his first game of the season for Paris Saint-Germain and the team’s ultras have warned him.“I don’t have much to say about it. I’m a player who takes the ball 11 times and in 10 times I go straight to the opponent.”“I think they won’t let me pass without giving me a little strike. I can’t ask them ‘hey, excuse me but let me score’. I suffered lots of fouls during the World Cup. But it happened. It’s another lesson I carry with me.”“My responsibility is even bigger due to the captaincy but if you don’t play [good] football there’s no need of it,” Neymar continued when asked how he could silence his critics.“I want to apologise to the supporters which got mad with us because losing is a very bad thing. We believed we could [be world champions] but it wasn’t possible.”last_img

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