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Neymar blasts former Liverpool player over criticism

The PSG player, who played a decisive role in his team’s Ligue 1 win over Marseille, took to Instagram to vent his frustration.

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Neymar blasts former Liverpool player over criticism

Neymar has blasted former Brazilian footballer Fabio Aurelio after he criticised the PSG forward in an interview with Goal.

Aurelio, once a left-back with Liverpool, spoke about the forward failing to win a World Cup and Ballon d’Or in his career, adding that he would be disappointed if he were Neymar.

“I always say that I would be very disappointed if I was him. The ambitions he has, and for the quality and talent he has, the fact that he has never won a Ballon d’Or feels wrong. He has all the conditions to do it, but I don’t know what has happened. Maybe some things are more important to him than the game, I don’t know?”

Neymar hits back

The PSG player, who played a decisive role in his side’s Ligue 1 win over Marseille on Sunday, took to Instagram to vent his frustration with his compatriot.

Neymar posted a story with a laughing emoji next to Goal’s interview with Aurelio, then screenshotted all the titles he has won in his career with Santos, Barcelona and PSG and followed it up with a video lashing out at the criticism players often receive.

“I’m tired of these ex-players who are there and only open their mouths to talk shit. A five minute interview and all he did was talk about other people’s lives. If you want to criticise, criticise. But talking shit like that is not possible,” Neymar said.

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