Over the weekend, Paris Saint-Germain fell 1-0 to Lille OSC as the capital club conceded the top spot in Ligue 1 to Les Dogues. After their victory over Olympique Lyonnais and claiming first place heading into the FIFA international break, Les Parisiens hoped to pick up where they left off.
However, that wasn’t the case. The French giants failed to put together much of an attack in those 90 minutes. The return of Neymar Jr. to the starting eleven didn’t provide the spark they hoped. Instead, the 29-year-old received a red card in the final minutes as they hope to tie the game.
During RMC Sport’s Top of the Foot program, French football pundit Emmanuel Petit was critical of Neymar for his actions at the ending of the match against Lille OSC. Canal Supporters relayed Petit’s comments where he went about comparing the Brazil international to a spoiled kid.
“Neymar is both the problem and the solution. When you don’t learn from your mistakes, see you soon 30, it means that in the end, you have remained a kid all your life in your head and that everyone around you turns a blind eye to your whims. I am losing patience with this fantastic player when he can play, and he is 100-percent up for playing. The problem is, his head rarely follows. This guy is having a hard time managing his emotion,” Petit said.
“Excuse me, but he hasn’t won the Ballon d’Or yet. He was predicted successor to Messi and Ronaldo; the guy arrives at 30 years old, but he still does not have a Ballon d’Or. Since leaving Barcelona, his record has been extremely mixed. I have the impression that Neymar rubs off on the PSG locker room.”
Neymar devient-il un problème pour le PSG ?
🗣 Manu Petit : "Quand t'apprends pas de tes erreurs, à bientôt 30 ans, c'est qu'au final t'es resté un gamin toute ta vie dans tête et que tout le monde autour de toi ferme les yeux sur tes caprices #rmclive pic.twitter.com/du7ZW78H5k
— Top of the Foot (@topofthefoot) April 5, 2021
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