I deserve more respect from Brazil fans – Neymar

Brazil forward, Neymar, says he’s not being accorded the respect he deserves from fans in his country while speaking after they defeated Peru 2-0, in what was their eighth consecutive 2022 World Cup qualifying win.

The Paris Saint-Germain star scored one and set up another, but was still criticized by fans and commentators for getting involved in on-pitch scuffles and not reproducing the fine form that has made him one of the top footballers of his generation.

“I don’t know what more I need to do in this shirt for the fans to respect Neymar,” he said after the win in Recife.

“This isn’t normal. This has been happening for a long time, from you reporters, commentators, and others as well. Sometimes I don’t even want to give interviews but I do my bit at important moments.”

 

 

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