‘Cry baby’ Neymar responds to critics with unique celebration vs Nimes

first_imgBrazil and Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar had the perfect response for his critics. The Brazilian was attacked for his diving antics during the 2018 FIFA World Cup.He first came under fire against Costa Rica and was slammed on Twitter for overreacting to a foul in the match against Serbia.Since then he has mocked himself and even taught kids how to fall like him. On Saturday, while playing for PSG, Neymar celebrated his goal with an unique celebration in response to the home fans loud jeers.He scored in the 36th minute and ran to a banner in the crowd which said ‘Neymar is a cry baby’ and sat down and pretended to cry.Neymar celebrating in front of a banner labelling him a crybaby. Fold it up and go and wait in the car, lads. Hes had you off. pic.twitter.com/5x2x87MKpjMUNDIAL (@MundialMag) September 1, 2018After the end of the game Neymar earned further praise from the fans after he made a young fan’s dreams come true.A young boy had got past the advertising boards around the pitch to meet the Brazilian, and Neymar ever the gentleman, picked up the boy and presented him his jersey.???? Pure class from @neymarjr ?? #NOPSG pic.twitter.com/hVRQ8rQBN0Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) September 1, 2018PSG won the match comfortably 4-2 against newly-promoted Nimes Olympique, and maintain their 100 percent Ligue 1 record, despite France forward Kylian Mbappe being sent off.Mbappe scored with a powerful volley in the 77th minute to put PSG up 3-2 after Neymar and Angel di Maria’s first-half strikes were cancelled out by Antonin Bobichon and Teji Savanier.advertisementEdinson Cavani made it 4-2 in added time to seal a fourth win in as many league matches for PSG under their new manager Thomas Tuchel.But PSG’s victory was soured as Mbappe was sent off in the third minute of extra time after clashing with Savanier, who was also dismissed, following a late tackle by the Nimes midfielder.Four minutes after Neymar’s goal, Di Maria produced a moment of magic by curling the ball directly into goal from a corner.Nimes were not done yet and clawed their way back in the second half with a well taken goal from distance by winger Bobichon and Savanier’s penalty which was awarded after the intervention of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR).However, PSG were rewarded for their relentless attacking and their superior quality up front and eased towards victory. Tuchel’s side are top of the league table after four games and could be joined on 12 points by Dijon who face Caen later.(With inputs from Reuters)last_img

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