Suspended for the trip to Strasbourg this Saturday in Ligue 1, Neymar said he was encouraging his teammates by posting a story on Instagram. Except that the Brazilian was watching the match through an illegal streaming site.
Suspended for the 32nd day of Ligue 1, Neymar did not make the trip on Saturday with his teammates in Strasbourg. If his partners have imposed themselves in Alsace quite widely (4-1), thanks in particular to a goal from Kylian Mbappé, the Brazilian watched the match from home.
In a story posted on Instagram this Saturday at the time of the match, Neymar shared a snapshot of his screen where he was watching the match between Strasbourg and PSG. Except that, everything suggests that Neymar was watching the game thanks to an illegal streaming site. As proof: an advertising window on the left side of his screen, where a single woman appeared one kilometer from the player.
“I don’t like to watch football when I’m not playing”
In an interview for Otro in 2019, Neymar already explained his reluctance to watch games when not playing. “I don’t like watching football when I’m not playing. I don’t like it. I rarely watch games on television, the Brazilian superstar already mentioned. Very rarely. I watch my team’s games when I am not. I don’t play, but I don’t like to watch the other games. “
In recent weeks, a Médiamétrie study for Alpa identified 626,000 pirate viewers on average during the 2019-2020 season. The most expensive player in the history of football, Neymar seems to be one of them in any case. Suspended against Strasbourg for a red card received against LOSC, Neymar will this time be expected on the grounds of the Parc des Princes this Tuesday to challenge Bayern Munich in the return quarter (3-2 for PSG in the first leg) of Champions League (9 p.m. exclusively on RMC Sport 1).
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