Neymar charges the referee on his celebration


Neymar was angry after Paris Saint-Germain defeated Marj Maccabi Haifa (3-1, the second day of the Champions League group stage). The Brazilian striker attacked the referee, who punished him with a yellow card for his celebration.

‘Great lack of respect’

Paris Saint-Germain, led by Maccabi Haifa, rose to victory in Israel (3-1, the second day of the group stage of the Champions League), on Wednesday evening, with the goals of Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar. Composed in the 88th minute of playing the third achievement of the capital club, the Brazilian striker received a yellow card in the framework of his usual celebration of “gloom”, which the referee considered a provocation to the hostile fans.

What caused great tension between the former Barcelona and Daniel Seibert on the ground but also after the meeting. Through several messages posted on his account TwitterThe 30-year-old star accused the German referee of his decision. “I’m asking now, okay?”, he wrote with the hashtag “Daniel Seibert’s Celebration Launch”. Oriverdi International continues: “Total disrespect for an athlete. This kind of thing can’t happen. I’m going yellow just for doing nothing and still getting hurt. What about the referee? Without even saying he made a mistake! Huge lack of respect.”

With this eleventh goal in ten matches in all competitions, Neymar confirms his brilliance since the start of the 2022-2023 season. Thanks to “MNM”, coaching Christophe Galtier provided the basics after a difficult first act. With six points, Paris Saint-Germain dominate Group H and tied with Benfica Lisbon, their next opponent (October 5).

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