UEFA to investigate Neymar's VAR criticism after PSG defeat

16 March, 2019, 04:41 | Author: Brenda Erickson
  • PSG star in hot water for furious outburst after Manchester United defeat

The Brazil worldwide blasted the use of VAR to award Manchester United a late penalty in their 3-1 Champions League round-of-16 second-leg win at Parc des Princes last week that secured a 3-3 away goals success.

After Presnel Kimpembe was adjudged to have handled the ball inside his area by VAR in injury-time, Marcus Rashford scored from the spot to send Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side through to the quarter-finals in dramatic fashion.

UEFA today confirmed they are launching an investigation into Neymar's comments via a statement on their website.

Brazil striker Neymar is facing sanctions from European football body UEFA over remarks he made following the elimination of Paris Saint-Germain from the UEFA Champions League.

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"How can [Kimpembe] use his hand with his back [to the ball]?"

"That is a disgrace", he wrote on his Instagram Stories alongside a screenshot of the alleged handball.

Neymar's social media outburst was picked up by media outlets around the world, as well as UEFA's disciplinary officials, who have opened an investigation into the Brazilian's conduct online.

Now Uefa has made a decision to open an investigation into the social media post.

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