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UEFA begins disciplinary probe of Neymar



UEFA begins disciplinary probe of Neymar

Brazil striker Neymar is facing sanctions from European football body UEFA over remarks he made following the elimination of Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) from the UEFA Champions League.

UEFA, on Wednesday, said a disciplinary investigation has started after the PSG forward criticised in an Instagram post the officiating of the defeat to Manchester United.

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The English Premier League (EPL) side scored a late penalty kick, awarded following a video review, for a 3-1 win to tie the last 16 encounter.

It thus helped them to advance on the away goals rule after a 3-3 aggregate.

Neymar, who is currently sidelined with a foot injury, had watched the game from the stands.

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“It’s a disgrace,’’ Neymar had said in his Instagram post in Portuguese.


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