We expected him to be flamboyant, technical leader and first defender of his team.
Like Kylian Mbappé, Neymar was not much of all this Wednesday night at the Parc des Princes against Manchester City (1-2).
Very marked by this defeat at the final whistle, crouching and head down, the Brazilian has in the process published a remobilization text on Instagram.
“We lost the battle but the war continues,” he said.
I believe in my team, I believe we can be better than we were.
1% chance 99% of faith ”.
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Neymar is not the only Parisian to have expressed himself on social networks just after the meeting.
The Argentinian Angel Di Maria, author of the opposite of a full match, displayed his disappointment as he became the best decisive passer in the history of PSG with Safet Susic.
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"Counting ..." he wrote on Instagram.
Sign that this record does not weigh very heavily against the prospect of missing a new Champions League final.