BARCELONA

Neymar fan arrested for sneaking in to Brazil team hotel

The fan of the Barcelona star was caught acting suspiciously in the Brazilian men's Olympic football team hotel. The 21-year old was arrested and later freed.

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Neymar fan arrested for sneaking in to Brazil team hotel

A fan of Barcelona striker Neymar was detained on Thursday for evading security and sneaking into Brazil's Olympic football team hotel with the intention of meeting his idol.

Suspicious behaviour

"He was coming out of the laundry when hotel workers noticed that the behaviour of the individual was suspicious and they decided to call the police," said the local force's deputy commander. 

The fan -- a 21-year old student -- was arrested and taken to a police station in Goiana, but was freed shortly after.