Brazil's Neymar replaced by Coutinho against Nigeria
Monday, October 14, 2019, 8:58 AM
Striker Neymar limped out of Brazil's friendly against Nigeria in Singapore after only 12 minutes of play. The 27-year-old was replaced by midfielder Philippe Coutinho on Sunday after feeling an injury in his left thigh. The first half ended with Nigeria ahead 1-0. Midfielder John Aribo scored in the 35th minute after dribbling past Marquinhos in the penalty box.
Brazil soccer star Neymar denies alleged rape in Paris
Sunday, June 2, 2019, 12:35 PM
Brazil-football-player Neymar has denied accusations of rape contained in Sao-Paulo police-report seen by Reuters, saying he had been the victim of an extortion attempt by lawyer claiming to represent the woman he is alleged to have assaulted. The accusation was latest blow for Brazilian, who last-month was stripped of the captaincy of national-team and has seen his international reputation suffer amid incidents of indiscipline.