Although Mbappé had asked his team-mates to “eat well, sleep well and prepare” for the Champions League second leg, the Brazilian chose to distract himself with betting.
neymar He is once again the protagonist of a controversy outside the courts. A day after PSG lost 1-0 to Bayern Munich in the Champions League round of 16, the Brazilian striker took part in two poker tournaments and ate at a McDonald’s fast-food chain, actions that did not go unnoticed in France, in particular according to his statements Kylian Mbappe before the duel back against Bayern.
“Now all our players have to be in good health and we will travel there (via Germany) to qualify. We all have to eat well, sleep well and prepare,” ‘Kyky’ had hinted to the media after Tuesday 14th’s game at Parque de los Príncipes.
According to newspaper L’Équipe, on the night of Wednesday 15th, a day after losing to the German club, ‘Ney’ visited the luxurious Parisian Hyatt Regency Hotel to take part in the European Poker Tour, from which he quickly dropped out was.
After his poker night, Neymar went to a local McDonald’s with his friends. Photo: Instagram
On the same day, Neymar tried his luck in another event, the Mystery Bounty, which allowed him to qualify for the next round. At the end of the day, the footballer went to a local McDonald’s for dinner with a group of friends.
PSG would sell Neymar to Chelsea
While the 31-year-old’s off-field actions caused controversy, Le Parisien newspaper reported that PSG would opt to accept the $60m Chelsea would offer for the attacker. The aim would be to reduce the salary mass of the team that has Neymar as one of the highest paid.