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Neymar Vows To Become A New Man After WC Criticism

Neymar Vows To Become A New Man After 2018 FIFA World Cup Criticism

By Keegan Kruger - Jul 30, 2018 08:31 AM @KeeganKruger

Brazil superstar Neymar has admitted that he exaggerated fouls against him during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but vows to change his ways and better his image.

Neymar Finally Speaks Out About 'Diving'

The 26-year-old, who scored twice at the showpiece in Russia, made the headlines for all wrong reasons at the tournament, having been heavily criticised for his theatrics and behaviour on the pitch.

In a sponsor's advert, Neymar states he accepts all the criticism directed at him and vowed to become a new man.

"You may think I overreact, and sometimes I do. However, the truth is I suffer on the pitch. You have no idea what I go through outside of it," the Paris Saint-Germain forward said in the Gillette-sponsored ad.

"When I leave without talking to the press, it is not because I only like winning, it is because I still haven't learned to disappoint you.

"When I look impolite, it is not because I am a spoiled kid. It is because I have not learned how to deal with my frustrations.

"There's still a boy inside of me. Sometimes it dazzles the world. Other times, it pisses everyone off. Moreover, my fight is to keep this boy alive. However, inside of me, not inside the field.

"You may think I have fallen too much, but the reality is I fell apart. Moreover, that hurts more than anyone stepping on your operated ankle.

"I took time to accept your criticism. I took the time to look at myself in the mirror and become a new man. However, now I am here, with my heart wide open.

"I fell, but only those who fall can get up. You can keep throwing rocks at me, or you can throw your rocks away and help me get up because when I do get up, the whole country gets up with me."

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Does it sound to you like Neymar is trying to justify his reasons for diving? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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vtiistso9@gmail.com Joined: 06 Aug 2018
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vtiistso9@gmail.com Aug 06, 2018 10:20 AM
there is a good player inside you only if you stop acting
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Chelsea_Bucs_general Joined: 26 May 2014
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Chelsea_Bucs_general Jul 31, 2018 08:57 AM
Just stop lying to yourself... Pls stop it... just stop
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Derrick.com Joined: 23 Aug 2016
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Derrick.com Jul 30, 2018 05:50 PM
You better be boy!!!!
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Warras4phefeni Jul 30, 2018 02:50 PM
Its good you have realised that boy.
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musah005 Jul 30, 2018 02:13 PM
Hope you practice what you preach boy,you have massive potential
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I_AM_SMITH Jul 30, 2018 01:05 PM
Overrated cow
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Zothani_Linda Jul 30, 2018 10:48 AM
Overrated...
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TUMPA843 Jul 30, 2018 09:20 AM
What a nice poem,nicely compilled wonder who is the ghost writer
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Breezy@1985 Jul 30, 2018 09:16 AM
Make no mistake Neymar is a hell of a good player,he jsut need to toughen up,@ 26 years he should start reaching his peak,he does however need to leave PSG sooner rather than later.
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pato Joined: 15 Feb 2010
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pato Jul 30, 2018 09:03 AM
Grow up son!!!!

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