Tag Archives: Neymar

Neymar sees red after Copa defeat


Brazil’s Neymar was shown a red card after the final whistle at the Copa America as his side were beaten by Colombia for the first time since 1991. The Barcelona forward kicked a ball at Pablo Armero in frustration, before Colombia’s Carlos Bacca was also sent off for a retaliatory shove. Defender Jeison Murillo had got the only goal with ...

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Barca close in on treble after beating Bilbao in cup final

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao  (Image credit: : Manu Fernandez/AP)

Stage two of the treble is complete as Barcelona defeated Athetic Bilbao 3-1 on Saturday to triumph in the 2015 Copa del Rey final. The designated hosts were reportedly given two-thirds of the ticket allocation for the match, which made for a significant Athletic presence at Camp Nou. Nonetheless, the Catalans moved onto eyeing up a domestic double with their ...

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Barcelona FC to face tax fraud trial over Neymar transfer

Neymar was bought from the Brazilian club Santos in 2013 (Image credit: Reuters)

A Spanish judge has ordered Barcelona Football Club to stand trial over claims it tried to mislead tax authorities. The club bought the Brazilian player Neymar in 2013 for what they said was €57m euros ($41m; $65m). But a judge in Madrid said he believes the club knew the fee was far higher – and so more tax should have ...

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Suarez grab hat-trick in Barca win over Cordoba

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Luis Suarez scored his first hat-trick for Barcelona as they edged closer to the La Liga title with an emphatic victory over bottom side Cordoba. Ivan Rakitic and Suarez put Barca 2-0 up at half-time and Luis Enrique’s side turned on the style after the break. Lionel Messi scored twice to reach 51 goals for the season, while Gerard Pique ...

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Neymar at the double as Barcelona ease through

Neymar rounds Salvatore Sirigu before side-footing in the opening goal (Image credit: Getty Images)

FC Barcelona 2-0 Paris Saint-Germain (agg: 5-1) Neymar scored twice in the opening 34 minutes as Barcelona advanced to the semi-finals in eye-catching style. • Neymar scores twice in the first half to take his competition tally to six this term • Barcelona through to the last four for the seventh time in eight seasons • The Catalan club stretch ...

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VIDEO: UEFA Champions League Goals in Barcelona and Munich


Here’s Andres Iniesta leaving PSG players for dead as he set up Neymar’s first goal for Barcelona at the Camp Nou: Here is Neymar’s first goal for Barcelona vs PSG at the Nou Camp:     Here’s Neymar’s second goal of the evening for Barcelona: Meanwhile in Germany, Thiago Alcantara scored this to begin a first half rout for Bayern ...

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Barca outclass PSG in UCL Quarter final 1st leg

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Barcelona will take a two-goal lead to the Nou Camp courtesy of a confident first-leg win at Paris St-Germain in the Champions League last eight. A cool finish from Neymar and two superb solo goals from Luis Suarez won the game for the Spanish side. Lionel Messi also hit the post with a curling shot from the edge of the ...

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Luis Enrique: Neymar must accept that I have to make decisions


The Barcelona boss says that he understands that his troops want to play every minute of every game but adds that they must follow his orders Barcelona coach Luis Enrique insists he did not see Neymar react angrily to his substitution against Sevilla on Saturday but says that every member of his squad must accept that he is the boss ...

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Neymar honoured as Europe’s best Brazilian player


Barcelona man Neymar has today been presented with the ‘Samba Gold’ award; one that is awarded to the best-performing Brazilian currently playing in European football. The award is given out annually by Sambafoot, who collect over 150,000 votes worldwide, as well as the opinions of respected journalists and ex-professionals. PSG defender Thiago Silva had previously scooped the honour for three ...

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