Neymar must stop diving – Matthaus

first_imgBrazilian playmaker, Neymar has been told to cut out the diving by Germany legend Lothar Matthaus, ESPN reports.Neymar is one of the best footballers in the world who does not need to overreact or exaggerate every tackle as it does not go down well with the rest of the players and fans watching, claims Matthaus.The PSG superstar has come under heavy criticism over his on-field antics and gimmicks whenever he is fouled.Neymar who has two goals to his name at this World Cup has been drawing the attention of the cameras and opponents for his play acting. With Mexican players calling him out in the media before their second-round clash at the tournament.Neymar responds to PSG criticism with a stunning winner Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 Despite all the backlash he got today at Parc des Princes, Neymar responded by scoring a stunning winner vs Strasbourg.We all knew that Neymar’s…“Why does he need acting? He is an exceptional player, one of the top players in the world, he does need to do it” Matthaus told reporters.“It won’t bring any sympathy towards him. Diego Maradona didn’t do it, Messi doesn’t do it. The World Cup needs players like him but not the acting one.”Matthaus, who captained Germany to a World Cup win in 1990 has also criticised Colombia for their actions in their second-round defeat to England via penalties on Tuesday evening.“The Colombians had one in the 1990s with Carlos Valderrama, now they have about six players playacting,” he added.last_img

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