Neymar suspended for 3 Champions League games for insulting match officials

first_img Associated Press ParisApril 26, 2019UPDATED: April 26, 2019 22:54 IST Neymar insulted match officials following PSG’s shock Champions League loss to Manchester United (AP Photo)UEFA has banned Neymar for three European matches for insulting the officials after Paris Saint-Germain lost to Manchester United in the Champions League.Following the round-of-16 game in March, Neymar used Instagram to aim an expletive and insults at video review officials who intervened before Man United was awarded a stoppage-time penalty for a handball that eliminated PSG.The forward wrote: “They put four guys that do not understand football to watch it in slow motion. This doesn’t exist!”Neymar, who was injured and did not play, then used profanity while writing about the video assistants.As it stands, the UEFA ruling means Neymar is set to miss half of PSG’s six games in the Champions League group stage next season.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow NeymarFollow PSGFollow Manchester UnitedFollow Champions League Neymar suspended for 3 Champions League games for insulting match officialsNeymar was found guilty of “insulting/molesting acts against match official”, European football’s governing body announced in a statement.advertisement Nextlast_img