Neymar liked an Instagram post that called Paris Saint-Germain “a small club,” and he left a cryptic message for irate fans, telling them to “get lost.” Fans take out their rage on Neymar. The PSG condemned the situation. Neymar responds on social media.
WHAT OCCURED? PSG fans’ bittersweet relationship with Neymar took a new turn when a group of angry supporters gathered in front of his house in Boulogne-Billancourt to vent their rage and told the forward to “get lost.” Lionel Messi was also chastised by fans gathered outside the club’s headquarters on Wednesday. Who chanted “Messi, son of a b*tch” as his departure from the French capital approached.
Neymar chose to give it back to the fans after the insults and appeared to take a veiled dig in response, by uploading an Instagram story which read. “Don’t allow for people to put you in their storm, but put them in your peace.”
THE BIGGER PICTURE: Despite later retracting his actions, Neymar appeared to like a social media post that referred to PSG as a “small club,” undermining its stature. “The difference between being great and having greatness!” read the caption. PSG has lacked and continues to lack, as have its fans! It is not optional to have a history; position yourself as great and have the mindset that greatness is within reach! They were TINY!”
WHAT COMES NEXT?
In a statement released on the club’s official website, PSG condemned the abuse directed at both Neymar and Messi, calling it “intolerable” . And pledging “full support to its players, staff, and all those targeted by such shameful behaviour.” With the Argentine seemingly on his way out, it remains to be seen whether his Brazilian teammate will follow suit.
Neymar, the Paris Saint-Germain forward, appears to have retaliate after being chastised by the club’s supporters. Following Lionel Messi’s suspension for an unauthorised trip to Saudi Arabia. Sections of the French club’s fan base gathered outside Neymar’s home to demand his departure.
Since leaving Barcelona for the Paris giants in 2017. The 31-year-old has won three Ligue 1 titles but has struggled to live up to the world record fee they paid to sign him. However, the club has publicly condemned the protests outside his home.
“Paris Saint-Germain strongly condemns the intolerable and insulting actions of a small group of individuals on Wednesday,” . The club said in a statement.