Neymar charges the referee on his celebration

Neymar was angry after the victory of Paris Saint-Germain on the lawn of Maccabi Haifa (3-1, 2nd day of the group stage of the Champions League). The Brazilian striker attacked the referee who sanctioned him with a yellow card for his celebration.

“A great lack of respect”

Led by Maccabi Haifa, the Paris Saint Germain was able to bounce back to win in Israel (3-1, second day of the group stage of the Champions League), Wednesday evening, on goals from Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé and Neymar. Author in the 88th minute of play of the third achievement of the capital club, the Brazilian striker received a yellow card in the process for his usual “grimace” celebration, considered by the referee as a provocation towards the opposing supporters.

What cause a big tension between the former Barcelona and Daniel Siebert, on the ground but also after the meeting. Through several messages posted on his account Twitterthe 30-year-old star charged the German referee for his decision. “I’m asking now, okay?”, he wrote with the hashtag “Release of celebration Daniel Siebert.” The international auriverde continues: “Total lack of respect for the athlete. This kind of thing cannot happen. I take yellow for simply not doing anything and I continue to be harmed. And the referee? Without even saying that he made a mistake, he made one! A great lack of respect.”

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

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