UEFA Look At Neymar's Anti-Referee Tirade After PSG's Champions League Defeat

Silvia Morton
March 16, 2019

Marcus Rashford's VAR-assisted penalty sent Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side through to the quarter-finals after a 3-1 win at the Parc des Prices - a match Neymar was injured for.

The Brazilian used Instagram to aim an expletive and insults at video review officials who intervened before Man United was awarded a stoppage-time penalty for handball that eliminated PSG.

Brazilian footballer Neymar could face Champions League ban after the governing body of the competition, the UEFA, opened an investigation subject to his fould-mouthing of the referees on social media after Paris Saint-Germain's (PSG) controversial loss to Manchester United.

"They even put four people who don't understand football watching the incident in slow motion". How can it be a handball when it hits his back?!

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"It's a disgrace", Neymar wrote on his social media account.

Neymar watched last Wednesday's match from the stands, having returned from Brazil where he had been recovering from a second fractured fifth metatarsal in his right foot.

Now Uefa has chose to open an investigation into the social media post.

"A disciplinary investigation has been initiated.in connection with the comments made on social media by the Paris Saint-Germain player Neymar following the above-mentioned match", UEFA said in a statement.

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