Neymar, who accused the Marseillais Alvaro Gonzalez of racist insult during his exclusion at the end of a stormy Classic on Sunday (0-1), made his mea culpa and appealed for calm Monday on Instagram. “I am sad to see the feeling of hatred that one can provoke when one revolts hot”, writes in Portuguese and English the Brazilian striker, while maintaining his accusations of racism against the Spaniard from OM.
“Should I have ignored it?” I still don’t know … Today, with a clear head, I think so, but at the time my teammates and I asked the referees for help, and we were ignored. This is the subject! “, has justified the star of PSG.
“Yesterday, I got lost in the game and I lacked wisdom”
During this sulphurous match, marked at the end of the match by the exclusion of five players, including Neymar for having slapped Alvaro Gonzalez in the back of the head, the Brazilian striker of PSG complained to the referees, repeating to many times “racismo, no!” “(” Racism, no! “, In Spanish), pointing to the Spanish defender.
PSG gave their support to their star who, after the match, had violently attacked Alvaro Gonzalez on social networks: “My only regret is that I didn’t hit that asshole in the face”, he wrote on Twitter.
A reaction on and off the pitch that Neymar says he now regrets. “Yesterday, I got lost in the game and I lacked wisdom”, Neymar said again, who sees a « obligation » in the fact of “Pacify this anti-racist movement so that the less privileged can be defended naturally”.
The disciplinary committee of the Professional Football League (LFP) will look from Wednesday on the five red cards distributed at the end of the match to determine the number of suspension matches incurred by Parisians Neymar, Layvin Kurzawa and Leandro Paredes, and by Marseillais Dario Benedetto and Jordan Amavi.