Tag: Neymar

Lionel Messi Named 2015 Ballon D’Or Winner Ahead Of Neymar, Ronaldo

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi, has been named FIFA World Player of the Year 2015. The Argentine beat team-mate Neymar and rival Cristiano Ronaldo, to the prize and has now won it five times. Messi was the clear favourite to win the prize, having led Barcelona to a famous treble last[Read More…]

World Cup: Injured Neymar To Join Brazil For Third Place Play-off Against Netherlands

Brazil’s injured striker Neymar will attend Saturday’s third place play-off when the battered World Cup hosts take on the Netherlands. Brazil were consigned to the ignominy of fighting out a game Dutch coach Louis van Gaal has attacked as “unfair” after their 7-1 semi-final mauling by Germany. Neymar’s absence dominated[Read More…]

If Neymar Was Hit 2.5cm Higher, He Would Have Been Paralyzed For Life, Doctors Say

Brazil star Neymar ‘could have been paralysed’ if he had been hit in the back one inch higher during his team’s 2-1 World Cup quarter-final win over Colombia on Friday. The 22-year-old was stretchered off in the 88th minute in tears after he had been kneed from behind by Juan[Read More…]

Neymar Ruled Out Of World Cup, Watch Video Of The Players Fractured Vertebra

Neymar suffered the injury in Brazil‘s 2-1 quarterfinal win over Colombia as a result of taking a knee to the back from Juan Camilo Zuniga late in the second half. According to the Brazilian confederation, his injury will take four weeks to heal, but will not require surgery. A large number of fans[Read More…]

Why So Many Of The World’s Greatest Soccer Players Wear #10

By Businessinsider Lionel Messi wears no. 10. Neymar wears no. 10. Wayne Rooney wears no. 10. Recent winners of the Ballon d’Or, given to the best player in the world, include Michael Owen, Kaká, and Ronaldinho, all of whom wore no. 10. Nigeria’s Mikel Obi wears no. 10 even though[Read More…]

Neymar’s Transfer Saga Is Embarrassing – Barca President, Josep Maria Bartomeu

Barcelona’s president, Josep Maria Bartomeu has conceded that the entire saga about the Neymar’s transfer has been embarrassing as he insisted the Spanish giants did nothing wrong. Barcelona was accused of tax fraud over Neymar’s transfer by Spanish authorities. In February, Barca was accused of evading £7.58m in taxes after purchasing[Read More…]

Barcelona Condemns City To Defeat

Spanish side, Barcelona defeated Premier League club, Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium in one of the UEFA Champions league Round of 16 clashes played on Tuesday night. Manchester city’s were condemned to defeat after goals from Lionel Messi and Dani Alves gave Barcelona victory in the last 16 first[Read More…]

Iniesta Set To Pen New Five Years Deal

Spanish midfielder, Andres Iniesta has agreed to sign a new contract Barcelona FC. This new deal will keep him at Camp Nou until the summer of 2018. The World Cup winner’s existing deal expires in June 2015, but he is expected to put pen to paper on Monday. Iniesta, who[Read More…]

Neymar Can Make A Big Impact – Thiago Silva

Brazil captain Thiago Silva is hoping that Neymar will have a major impact at next year’s World Cup. Neymar showed class at Confederations Cup last summer. He has scored 27 goals in 46 matches for the Brazil national team Silva told Telefoot: “Neymar can save us. I had no doubt[Read More…]