UEFA open probe into Neymar's foul-mouthed ref rant

UEFA open probe into Neymar's foul-mouthed ref rant

UEFA open probe into Neymar's foul-mouthed ref rant

"A disciplinary investigation has been initiated based on Article 31 (3) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations in connection with the statements made by Paris Saint Germain player Neymar Junior following the above-mentioned match", it read.

The Brazil worldwide blasted the use of VAR to award Manchester United a late penalty in their 3-1 Champions League round-of-16 second-leg win at Parc des Princes last week that secured a 3-3 away goals success.

Marcus Rashford coolly fired the penalty into the net to send United through and PSG out of the competition as Neymar - who came to the touchline from his private box to celebrate with his team - raged about the decision.

"It's a disgrace", Neymar had said in his Instagram post in Portuguese.

The Brazilian watched from the stands at the Parc des Princes on 6 March as a stoppage time penalty was awarded to Manchester United after Presnel Kimpembe was adjudged by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) to have handled the ball in the penalty area.

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UEFA Investigating Neymar's Social Media Post After PSG's Collapse Vs Man United.

"How do you handball behind your back?"

Neymar was watching injured as United overturned a 2-0 first-leg deficit.

Neymar, who is now sidelined with a foot injury, had watched the game from the stands. "They put 4 people that know nothing about football in charge of looking at the replay for VAR".

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