French police search finance ministry tax offices over Neymar transfer - source

Thu, 18 Jan 2024 - 11:11 GMT

French police have searched the Finance Ministry's tax administration offices over allegations of favourable treatment granted to football club Paris-Saint-Germain over the transfer of Brazilian star Neymar, a source close to the investigation said.

No one should assume Neymar's role in Brazil, says coach ahead of World Cup qualifiers

Thu, 16 Nov 2023 - 10:31 GMT

No player in Brazil should feel pressure to take over the role of Neymar, sidelined with a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus, coach Fernando Diniz said ahead of the World Cup qualifiers against Colombia and Argentina.

Neymar undergoes successful knee surgery

Fri, 03 Nov 2023 - 08:53 GMT

Brazil forward Neymar underwent surgery on Thursday after suffering a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and meniscus in his left knee on international duty.

Neymar to have surgery after rupturing ACL, meniscus - Brazil FA

Thu, 19 Oct 2023 - 12:00 GMT

Neymar will undergo surgery after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his left knee during a World Cup qualifier against Uruguay, Brazil's FA said, an injury that is expected to sideline the forward for several months.

Brazil coach Diniz excited about Neymar, Vinicius combination

Thu, 12 Oct 2023 - 01:08 GMT

Diniz took temporary charge of Brazil when Tite left the role following their quarter-final exit at the World Cup in Qatar and will be replaced by Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti next year.

Neymar makes debut as Al-Hilal hand Al-Riyadh 6-1 thrashing

Sat, 16 Sep 2023 - 12:36 GMT

The 31-year-old, who last month joined the former Asian champions for 90 million euros ($95.9 million) from Paris Saint-Germain, was introduced in the 64th minute for fellow Brazilian Michael and set up Malcom to score Al-Hilal's fourth in the 83rd minute.

Brazil thrash Bolivia 5-1 in Neymar's record-breaking appearance

Sat, 09 Sep 2023 - 08:28 GMT

The 31-year-old Neymar, who recently joined Saudi side Al-Hilal, bounced back after missing a penalty in the first half, scoring two goals in the 61st and 93rd minutes to become the country's all-time top scorer with 79 goals.

Neymar joins Saudi club Al-Hilal from PSG in two-year deal

Wed, 16 Aug 2023 - 12:58 GMT

Saudi Professional League (SPL) club Al-Hilal announced that Neymar had signed a contract until 2025, with the Brazilian saying, "I am here in Saudi Arabia, I am Hilali" in a video on the team's social media accounts.

Neymar ruled out of Champions League clash with Bayern due to injury

Sat, 04 Mar 2023 - 12:17 GMT

Galtier added that he plans to fill Neymar's place with a midfielder instead of another attacker, as he did in last week's 3-0 win over rivals Olympique de Marseille, where Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe led the team to a second league win in a row.

Neymar to miss PSG's Ligue 1 game against Toulouse

Sat, 04 Feb 2023 - 10:48 GMT

PSG are already without Kylian Mbappe, who has been ruled out for three weeks with a thigh injury and will miss the team's Champions League last-16 first leg against Bayern Munich on Feb 14.

Neymar says he is unsure if he will play again with Brazil

Sat, 10 Dec 2022 - 08:13 GMT

Brazil's Neymar said on Friday he was unsure if he would play again for the national team after their heartbreaking World Cup quarter-final defeat to Croatia on penalties.

Brazil to take late fitness call on Neymar, says team doctor

Sat, 03 Dec 2022 - 07:40 GMT

Brazil defender Danilo has shown positive signs in his recovery from an ankle injury while Neymar is racing against time to be fit for their last 16 clash against South Korea, team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said after Friday's 1-0 defeat by Cameroon.

Brazil face Swiss without Neymar but with host of young talent

Sat, 26 Nov 2022 - 12:14 GMT

Brazil will face Switzerland on Monday without their talisman Neymar, ruled out by an ankle injury suffered in their opening 2-0 win against Serbia at the World Cup on Thursday, but with a host of young talent to step in for him.

Brazilian soccer star Neymar backs Bolsonaro ahead of Sunday vote

Fri, 30 Sep 2022 - 12:50 GMT

Brazilian soccer star Neymar Junior endorsed President Jair Bolsonaro's uphill re-election bid on Thursday, showing his support in a TikTok video as he smiled and danced to a campaign jingle ahead of the weekend's pivotal election.

Neymar defends Vinicius over criticism of goal celebrations

Sat, 17 Sep 2022 - 10:43 GMT

Neymar and other leading Brazilian players leapt to the defence of their compatriot Vinicius Jr. on Friday after the Real Madrid forward was advised to tone down his goal celebrations.

Pochettino confident he and Mbappe will stay at PSG

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 12:21 GMT

Pochettino's position came under scrutiny after PSG were knocked out of the Champions League in the last 16.

Argentina appeal decision to replay World Cup qualifier

Sat, 23 Apr 2022 - 04:20 GMT

An official with the association said Argentina would take their appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Messi left to pick up pieces at PSG after jeers and Champions League failure

Fri, 18 Mar 2022 - 11:20 GMT

Unhappy Paris Saint-Germain fans targeted the Argentine as well as Neymar during the 3-0 win over Bordeaux that followed the club's spectacular Champions League elimination at the hands of Real Madrid.

PSG fans whistle their players, with exception of Mbappe

Sun, 13 Mar 2022 - 03:19 GMT

The exception was Kylian Mbappe. The volume rose for the names of Neymar and Messi.

Neymar keen to play in MLS

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 02:23 GMT

Neymar, who is under contract at PSG until June 2025, said he was more likely to play in the U.S. than return to his home country.