Neymar in Messi’s shadow? Barca legend shows ripped physique as opposed to PSG star’s dad bod

Lionel Messi continues to age like a fine wine. At 34 years of age, the Barcelona legend should physically be on the decline after having such a long and illustrious career, but pictures of him vacationing after Argentina’s Copa America win this summer have shown that he still has a ripped physique. Messi’s chiselled abs…

Watch: Nicolas Otamendi in no mood for Neymar shenanigans

Nicolas Otamendi wasn’t having any of Neymar’s horseplaying on the night. The rock-solid Argentina defender was caught on camera yanking the Brazilian superstar off the ground in one of the highlights of Argentina’s Copa America triumph on Sunday. Argentina won their first major trophy in 28 years after Angel Di Maria locked into a terrific…

Watch: Neymar rummages through Peru defence to set up Lucas Paqueta

Neymar produced a wonderful assist when he wriggled away from three opponents to find a way to tee up Lucas Paqueta on a pitch that did not deserve to see such quality of football. Brazil dominated the game but couldn’t find their finishing boots as much as they would have liked as the Selecao booked…

Video: Neymar logs early goal and late assist against Paraguay

Neymar continues to churn out some serious numbers for Brazil as the PSG forward scored his 66th goal and provided his 45th assist for the South American giants during a 0-2 World Cup qualifier win against Paraguay. The former Barcelona superstar delivered another man of the match performance as Paraguay kicked him all day long…

‘One for the ages’ – Fans blown away by the epic battle between Neymar and Lucas Hernandez

What happens when a €222 million-worth unstoppable force meets an €80 million-worth immovable object? Well, there’s a good chance that you end up getting a contest of epic proportions. And that’s exactly what fans witnessed as Neymar and Lucas Hernandez battled it out in one of the most exciting games of football this season. It…

Football players with attitude: From Ronaldo to Neymar, who’s the no. 1?

You don’t become one of the most sought after footballers in the world, and achieve what these players have, without an uncompromising and unapologetic attitude towards doing whatever it takes to win. You might love or hate their attitude but there is no denying that these players are built differently, from a footballing standpoint and…

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Who’s who of former Barcelona players join Messi in his stance against Bartomeu

All the speculations surrounding Lionel Messi has been a much-elaborated, and discussed story all through the pandemic-struck summer transfer window, and most, if not all of it, stems from the Barcelona club hierarchy led by Josep Maria Bartomeu: and the way he runs the affairs at the football club. A very unsettled Messi reportedly handed…

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Mbappe and Neymar taken to town as L’Equipe rates Bayern and PSG players after Champions League final

Thomas Tuchel’s Paris Saint-Germain fell to a 1-0 defeat against Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League final on Sunday. This victory also rounded off a glorious season for the Bavarians as they completed the treble, their first under the regime of Hansi Flick. Below is a look at the player ratings by L’Equipe as…

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How Neymar went out of his way to show appreciation for Choupo-Moting after Atalanta win

Neymar was awarded the Man Of The Match award for one of his best performances for the French giants after a dramatic quarter-final win over Atalanta B.C. in the Champions League. But it was the former Stoke City striker, Eric Choupo-Moting who came on late in the match and played a crucial role in securing…

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Coupe de France marred with violence from Neymar and Mbappe as Rennes win first trophy since 1971

Against all odds, Rennes have done it. They have beaten Paris Saint-Germain in the Coupe de France final, ending the 4-year dominance in the competition of the club from the capital. Rennes achieved this after winning the tie on penalties, in a game that was nothing short of dramatic. Clear favorites to win the cup…