Uefa Investigating Neymar’s Social Media Post After PSG’s Collapse Vs Man United

UEFA orders investigation into PSG star Neymar for rant after Man United defeat

The Brazilian called the referee's decision "a disgrace" and said on social media that it was not possible to give a penalty for that.

Marcus Rashford scored the crucial third goal from the penalty spot after a contentious handball decision against defender Presnel Kimpembe, prompting a furious response from Neymar on Instagram.

"A disciplinary investigation has been initiated based on Article 31 (3) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations in connection with the statements made by Paris Saint Germain player Neymar Junior following the above-mentioned match", it read.

If found guilty the 27-year-old risks being suspended during the early rounds of next year's Champions League, for which runaway Ligue 1 leaders PSG are certainties to qualify.

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UEFA have confirmed they are investigating Neymar's outburst on social media over the Video Assisted Referee (VAR), ESPN reports. How can it be a handball when it hits his back! "They put 4 people that know nothing about football in charge of looking at the replay for VAR".

Neymar, meanwhile, has not featured for PSG since he went off injured in the side's 2-0 victory over Strasbourg on January 23.

Neymar, who did not play in the fixture due to his current foot injury, voiced his opinion on social media after the match.

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