Tag Archives: Neymar

Neymar Out of World Cup After Horror Challenge

This is some of the worst news I could have heard, both as a fan of the referees and a lover of the game: Neymar, one of the true talents and bright spots of this World Cup, is out with fractured vertebrae. Read that again: fractured vertebrae. Make no mistake about it, Juan Zuniga Рthe player who went over his

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Penalty or Not: Yuichi Nishimura and Brazil v. Croatia

Needless to say, this isn’t how FIFA wanted the World Cup to start. People have a lot of concerns about several of Nishimura’s decisions. I, personally, thought Neymar’s elbow to Luka Modric’s face was deliberate. (He checked to see where Modric was, then swung his arm not once, but twice in quick succession.) And I thought the disallowed goal was

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Did Pierluigi Collina Really Disrespect Neymar?

There’s been a bit of a tempest in a teapot – mostly on Twitter –¬†claiming that retired Italian refereeing legend Pierluigi Collina had something disparaging to say about Neymar. They tend to go something like this*: TAKED NOTE NEYMAR ! PIERLUIGI COLLINA DAH WARNING SAMA LU pic.twitter.com/qGTBa4GHRz — TweetChelseafc (@TweetChe_47680) April 13, 2014 Every tweet I see with this quote

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