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'When someone has a different opinion, they are attacked': Neymar responds to criticism after his support for Bolsonaro

2022-09-30T17:18:21.475Z

Support for the outgoing president in the Brazilian elections, the PSG star denounces those who “talk about democracy and many things”.



179 million followers on Instagram, 58.2 on Twitter, 8.4 on Tik Tok… Neymar is a superstar on and off the pitch, with a certain weight on his audience.

So when the 30-year-old Parisian striker takes a stand on the next Brazilian presidential election, it does not go unnoticed… In this case, “Ney” supported far-right president Jair Bolsonaro on Tik Tok on Thursday.

What did not fail to react, in particular to criticize the former Barcelonan and in particular among the supporters of the former left-wing president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, but not only, on social networks and in the Brazilian press .

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And Neymar has… reacted to the reactions.

They talk about democracy and a lot of things, but when someone has a different opinion, they are attacked by the very people who talk about democracy.

Go figure

, ”laments the native of Mogi das Cruzes, in the state of São Paulo, through a tweet published this Friday.

Jair Bolsonaro, he thanked the number 10 of the Seleçao.

Read alsoBrazil: the Lula-Bolsonaro duel puts democracy to the test

In Thursday's short video, we saw Neymar, in the middle of a recovery session, miming a song that said: "

Vote, vote and confirm, on the 22nd, it's Bolsonaro

".

22 in reference to the number to type in the electronic ballot box on Sunday, in the first round of this ballot, in order to vote in favor of the outgoing president.

A priori, Gremio coach Roger Machado, one of the only black coaches in the country, will not follow this path.

The racists, who were hiding before, are uninhibited by the attitude of the head of state, they know that he thinks like them.

We must resist!

What he wants is a rollback, we can't let that happen

“, he proclaims in an interview with AFP.

Note that other figures of the round ball have openly taken a position in favor of Lula, such as the former captain of Paris Saint-Germain Rai or the former master artificer of OL Juninho, to name a few.

Bolsonaro visits the Neymar Jr Institute

One thing is certain: Neymar had so far stayed away from the presidential campaign in Brazil.

However, he sent a very warm message to Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday, the latter having visited the Neymar Jr Institute, a center for children founded by the Parisian star in São Paulo.

Thank you for your illustrious visit.

I would very much like to be there, but unfortunately I am far away.

I hope you will enjoy this visit to the institute, my greatest goal in life, and I am very happy that you are here

, "he said in a video relayed by the Minister of Communication, Fabio Faria, and the president's son, Senator Flavio Bolsonaro.

If he was "

far away

", it was because Neymar was on tour in France with the Brazil team, last Friday against Ghana (3-0), in Le Havre, then Tuesday against Tunisia (5-1), at the Parc des Princes.

He is now preparing for the resumption with Paris Saint-Germain and the reception of Nice on Saturday, during the ninth day of Ligue 1. Then, "Ney" will have an eye that we imagine will be attentive to what will happen on Sunday in his country. native…

Source: lefigaro

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