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French club fan sues Neymar after French Cup incident

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Saturday, 10 August, 2019, 01:00
French club fan sues Neymar after French Cup incident

he Rennes supporter who was hit in the face by Neymar last season has filed a lawsuit against the Brazil star.

The Paris Saint-Germain striker was given a three-game ban for lashing out at the fan following a loss in the French Cup final in April. After Rennes beat PSG 6-5 on penalties following a 2-2 draw in the final at the Stade de France, Neymar reacted angrily to the man who was filming and verbally goading players as they walked up the stairs to collect their runner-up medals. Neymar exchanged a few words with the supporter and then raised his hand to him.