UEFA have inveterate they have charged Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar for his eruption against the video associate referee on social media after the French giants’ Champions League exit to Manchester United. Grab your Champions League Tickets from our global event ticket sales market.
The Brazil international darned the use of VAR to award United a late penalty in their 3-1 round of 16 second-leg win at Parc des Princes earlier this month that secured a 3-3 away goal success, so was put under investigation by European football’s governing body.
Neymar will now face a direct, Ethics and punishing Body inquiry for “insolent/molesting acts against a match official” at a date yet to be established.
The injured 27-years old could only watch from stands and later the touchline as his teammates threw away a two-goal, first-leg lead following two Romelu Lukaku strikes and a Marcus Rashford spot-kick, awarded for a Presnel Kimpembe handball after a VAR appraisal.
“This is a dishonour, Neymar raged on Instagram after the match.
“Four guys who know nothing about football watch a slow-motion replay in front of the television.”
“It was nothing! What can do with his hand while his back is turned?”
Neymar watched the match in the stadium, having returned from Brazil where he had been getting better from a second broken fifth metatarsal in his right foot.
While sources have confirmed to ESPN FC that neither Neymar nor Kylian Mbappe will stir up for a summer move away from PSG with the Ligue 1 team keen to maintain them both.
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