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Neymar: I Am PSG's Penalty Taker, Not Cavani

Neymar: I Am Paris Saint-Germain Penalty Taker, Not Edinson Cavani

By Kurt Buckerfield - Jan 29, 2018 08:29 AM @KurtLaduma

Superstar Neymar has commented on the recent jeers he has received from Paris Saint-Germain fans following another penalty-kick incident involving Edinson Cavani.

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The Brazilian was booed in PSG's 8-0 Ligue 1 win over Dijon after he took a penalty to score his fourth goal of the match, instead of giving it to Cavani, who at the time was one goal away from becoming the club's record scorer.

While Cavani has since made history at Les Parisiens, Neymar has admitted he was hurt by the crowd's reaction.  

"Of course, I was annoyed (to be booed at), but we're here for that; to be booed, to be applauded," he said, according to the Daily Mirror.

"The manager chose me as the penalty taker and there's no problem with that.

"Everyone knows what happened in the dressing room, where the coach has decided and I have to take on the responsibility."

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Neymar has scored 24 goals and assisted a further 16 strikes in 23 games for PSG so far this season.

Do you think Neymar made the right decision in joining PSG? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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Warras4phefeni Joined: 09 Nov 2017
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Warras4phefeni Jan 30, 2018 03:51 PM
You need to be disciplined son if you really wanna be up there, there's no need to pick up unnecessary red cards that lead to missing some goals because of the your not playing.
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hoji Joined: 15 Feb 2010
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hoji Jan 30, 2018 11:03 AM
its claer, his numbers speak for themselves.. neyma. dnt need barca.. he is the best in. the world right nw... cr7 n messi r no match.. change is nt easy..
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Ricworld Joined: 29 Feb 2016
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Ricworld Jan 30, 2018 05:27 AM
Neymar realized that talent alone is not enough especially if he is to become the best player in the world....The boy is up against an allien no need to mention names as he once played alongside him.
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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E Jan 30, 2018 05:10 AM
Wrong move for neymar
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SolmanR Joined: 30 Apr 2012
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SolmanR Jan 30, 2018 04:15 AM
Ok
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clemz7 Joined: 29 Dec 2013
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clemz7 Jan 30, 2018 12:59 AM
He did the ryt thing he is the most expensive prayer so far
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KhombayaLikhosi Joined: 13 Jun 2013
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KhombayaLikhosi Jan 29, 2018 11:59 AM
But if the coach has instructed him to take the responsibility then you can't blame the boy for not giving cavani a Chance other than that Neymar is all about personal glory never mind his talent
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Binda_Bucks1 Jan 29, 2018 11:11 AM
Yes it was a right decision but bekuzoba ryt futh naye azifake kumlando ka Cavani and give him that penalty to break that record then bekobhalw phansi into enhle then lena yokubangwa kwe Penalty
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SiyaVToni Joined: 10 Oct 2010
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SiyaVToni Jan 29, 2018 11:08 AM
Your stats are unbelievable boi! You're doing great, come to Madrid now and live a real soccer life at the highest imaginable level on planet earth!
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dlaminincamiso9 Jan 29, 2018 10:52 AM
Aii editor Neymar has played 24 games and scored 26 goals and further assisted 16 strikes
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Myaka weliPhefeni Jan 29, 2018 10:52 AM
Mxm popcorn thats why PSG fans use to booe you is bcz of ur bad attitude
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Ben_Stokes_101 Jan 29, 2018 10:30 AM
Khawume Cowditor....
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king of them @LL (Mae a Cowditor) Joined: 07 Dec 2017
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king of them @LL (Mae a Cowditor) Jan 29, 2018 10:20 AM
u deserve to take everything my future blanco star, don't let cows dictate u at ur court akere Kikikikiki score those goals and break some records my boy
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DopeZN Jan 29, 2018 09:43 AM
Editor how many goals does Neymar Jr has?
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Buccaneer 4 lyf Joined: 07 Feb 2016
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Buccaneer 4 lyf Jan 29, 2018 09:42 AM
Balloon dor
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Buccaneer 4 lyf Jan 29, 2018 09:42 AM
This boy is a real duplicate of my king CR7 ,he doesn't take any nonsoso from goats, cows,Buffalo , etc ...Boy don't mind jealous Ostriches wena just focus on your job ,your balloon for is looming.... Our future Real Madrid FC star madala ewu
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Faysal Jan 29, 2018 09:25 AM
Useless
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nazzi the second Joined: 23 Oct 2017
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nazzi the second Jan 29, 2018 09:18 AM
@Stuart Alois i was asking myself the same thing, coz i remember last week it was 24 goals in 23 games, these editors are copy and pasting the same articles without even checking
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DannyDee Joined: 03 Jun 2017
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DannyDee Jan 29, 2018 09:04 AM
Let them hate , this boy is going far. Being chosen to take penalties doesn't make him an individual glory obsessed player.
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Stuart Alois Jan 29, 2018 09:00 AM
How can those goals still 24 causehe scored 2 against Dolly's team this wknd?

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