Even if he keeps claiming that he is now happy in Paris, Neymar is going through a complicated period of his career.
A few moments after the demonstration of Brazil against Peru (4-0) in the Copa America, the No. 10 scorer and author of a very good performance confided with emotion in front of the cameras.
At the microphone of the
to evoke the meeting and his designation of man of the match, the "
" distilled a few agreed sentences, in particular evoking the hunt for the record of goals in the selection of Pelé, before cracking, tremolos in the voice.
"I had to go through a lot of things in the last few years which have been complicated"
I had to go through a lot of things in the last few years that have been complicated. These numbers are nothing compared to the happiness I have playing for Brazil. Today we are living through a difficult time in the world. To be the mirror of someone, to give joy to someone is a huge happiness
, ”explained the South American without saying more about these“
The Brazilian has gone through periods of doubt since he put his bags at Paris SG, questioning the merits of his choice to leave FC Barcelona in 2017. He has also been injured several times, patiently long weeks away from the field to treat his injuries. But above all, the Brazilian superstar has been involved in extra-sporting affairs that have tarnished his reputation. In 2019, a young woman accused him of rape but the São Paulo court dismissed the case. According to the
Wall Street Journal
, Nike had also decided to terminate his contract with him because he did not wish to cooperate in an investigation of sexual assault on an employee complaining in 2018. “
The investigation was not completed. conclusive
“, However, recognized the mark with the comma.