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‘A lack of respect’: Brazil footballers fail to show up to Pelé’s funeral
Few of the country’s previous World Cup winners traveled to pay homage to the football legend

Andrew Downie

04, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Mbappé snatches winner for PSG after Neymar red card against Strasbourg
Kylian Mbappé scored a stoppage-time penalty winner after Neymar had been sent off to give Paris Saint-Germain a 2-1 win over Strasbourg

Guardian sport and agencies

28, Dec, 2022 @11:18 PM

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Football turned Neymar’s talent toxic: Qatar 2022 feels like an end point | Barney Ronay
The Brazil striker can still win things but his major-chord career is over in the place that made him rich but stole his value

Barney Ronay in Doha

10, Dec, 2022 @2:19 PM

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‘I thought my World Cup was over’: Neymar reveals injury fear after goal
The Brazil striker, who scored on his return to the side in 4-1 win over South Korea, carried a banner paying respect to Pelé at full time

Ben Fisher at Stadium 974

05, Dec, 2022 @11:16 PM

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‘He doesn’t deserve this’: Brazil plot for Switzerland test without Neymar | Louise Taylor
Brazil manager Tite has already chosen his star striker’s replacement but warns against fouls that ‘target specific players’ in Qatar

Louise Taylor in Doha

27, Nov, 2022 @4:12 PM

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Brazil’s Tite calms fears after emotional Neymar limps off with ankle injury
Brazil manager Tite said he was confident Neymar would play again in this World Cup after the forward was substituted with a suspected sprained ankle in the 2-0 win over Serbia

Jonathan Liew at Lusail Stadium

24, Nov, 2022 @11:38 PM

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Kylian Mbappé’s tantrums and feuds a fresh twist in tiresome PSG pantomime | Jonathan Wilson
Absurdly wealthy owners with scant regard for the game placating absurdly remunerated players – is this really football?

Jonathan Wilson

15, Oct, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Brazil football star Neymar backs far-right Bolsonaro days before election
Paris Saint-Germain forward posts video in support of far-right president, who is trailing badly in polls ahead of Sunday’s vote

Andrew Downie in São Paulo

30, Sep, 2022 @5:12 PM

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Brilliant but brittle PSG look better placed to scale Europe’s summit
Mbappé and Neymar dazzled at times in a win over Juventus but the flaws that accompany team’s flair must be addressed

Barney Ronay

07, Sep, 2022 @8:33 AM

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Thomas Tuchel must resist new Chelsea boss Boehly’s desire to reach for the stars | Jonathan Wilson
If Lukaku was too immobile for the manager’s system, there is no way Ronaldo let alone Neymar can be the answer

Jonathan Wilson

09, Jul, 2022 @7:00 PM

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The Neymar Identity: football’s first real career commodity-player | Barney Ronay
The PSG forward is reportedly set for an automatic contract extension to 2027 on 1 July, which puts a new twist on the modern game

Barney Ronay

24, Jun, 2022 @4:24 PM

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Neymar’s once joyful talent risks being mangled by the PSG project | Barney Ronay
The Brazil forward is the world’s longest-serving next-best footballer but his moments of genius are increasingly rare

Barney Ronay

27, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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