Tag Archives: Neymar

Neymar could be unveiled as a PSG player by the end of the week


Neymar’s adviser has told reporters that the Brazilian international could be a Paris Saint-Germain player by the end of the week. It emerged on Wednesday that Neymar has informed his current club Barcelona that he wants to leave. And French side PSG are set to acquire the 25-year-old and smash the world transfer record in the process, by paying the ...

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Barcelona’s Neymar misses Clasico after being hit with three-game ban

Neymar picked up two yellow cards as Barcelona slumped at Malaga.

Barcelona will be without Neymar for this month’s Clasico against Real Madrid after he was banned for three matches by the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF). Neymar was sent off for picking up two yellow cards as Barca were beaten at Malaga on Saturday, becoming their first player to be dismissed in La Liga since October 2015. The dismissal was ...

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Copa del Rey: Lionel Messi magic squeezes Barca through to last 8

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates with Neymar during Wednesday's clash

Lionel Messi broke Athletic Bilbao’s hearts with a late free-kick as Barcelona’s big guns kept their Copa del Rey hopes alive. Messi struck with 12 minutes remaining at the Nou Camp to seal a 3-1 win on the night and a 4-3 aggregate victory to ensure Luis Enrique’s men made it to the last eight. Barca went into the second ...

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Neymar-inspired Brazil crush Argentina 3-0 in 2018 World Cup qualifier

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 10: Philippe Coutinho #11, Neymar #10 and Gabriel Jesus #9 of Brazil celebrates a scored goal against Argentina during a match between Brazil and Argentina as part 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifier at Mineirao stadium on November 10, 2016 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Pedro Vilela/Getty Images)

Brazil roared to an impressive CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying 3-0 defeat of Argentina in their first game back at the Mineirao Stadium since falling 7-1 to Germany in the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup. Given their recent history in the stadium, the hosts started tentatively against their main South American rival as Fernandinho was shown an early yellow card ...

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Neymar: Barcelona footballer’s fraud trial should go ahead, says judge


Barcelona and Brazil footballer Neymar should face trial for fraud, a Spanish judge has said, months after the case was dismissed. The case was reopened on Monday, brought by investment fund DIS, which claims it was short-changed during Neymar’s 2013 move to Barcelona. The fund formerly owned the transfer rights to the 24-year-old. The charges – which are denied by ...

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Ballon d’Or: Riyad Mahrez, Paul Pogba, Jamie Vardy and Hugo Lloris on shortlist


Riyad Mahrez, Jamie Vardy, Paul Pogba, Dimitri Payet and Hugo Lloris have been named on the 30-man shortlist for the 2016 Ballon d’Or. France Football have announced all the players in contention for the prize, awarded last year to Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, who is again among the nominees along with Neymar, Luis Suarez, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo. Also representing the Premier League ...

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Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Brazil’s quest for gold continues with Colombia win

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Brazil defeated South American rivals Colombia 2-0 in the quarter-finals of the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016 after goals from Neymar and Luan. Captain Neymar’s early goal helped ease the pressure on the host nation on what became a rather tense encounter between two sides hungry to continue their Rio 2016 journeys. Colombia almost opened the scoring in the ...

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Wakaso Revealed: Premier League, AFCON 2017, Neymar and Paul Scholes


Mubarak Wakaso is one of Ghana’s best players at the moment. Born and bred in the Northern Regional Capital of Tamale, Mubarak Wakaso has had to recover from fierce rejection to establish himself as one of the best players under Ghana’s Israeli coach Avram Grant. The central midfielder, who can also play  in the wide areas, has 43 caps for ...

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Neymar to miss Copa America after Barcelona strike deal with Brazil

Neymar celebrates with team-mate Lionel Messi after scoring in the 8-0 win at Deportivo

Neymar will play for Brazil at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics but will skip the Copa America, Barcelona said on Wednesday. The news was announced after the 8-0 La Liga win over Deportivo, with Neymar netting one of the goals to end the forward’s five-game scoreless run. Neymar had said he wanted to play in both tournaments and the Brazilian ...

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Asamoah Gyan named second richest African Footballer


France Football has exclusively published their annual Football Rich List and has named Black Stars Captain, Asamoah Gyan as 19th in the World and second in Africa. Ivorian Yaya Toure tops the Africa list placing 17th in the World. The publication documents the highest paid individuals in football per year. The calculations are based not just on individual’s contracts with their ...

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