Barcelona may have come away from Germany with a 2-1 win over Borussia Moenchengladbach on Wednesday evening but, with Lionel Messi unavailable through injury, it wasn't an easy night for the La Liga giants.
Despite dominating possession throughout, Luis Enrique's side needed two second-half goals from Arda Turan and Gerard Pique to overturn a half-time deficit and maintain their 100 percent record in the Champions League this season.
One of the final actions of the game, though, wasn't a goal but a yellow card for Neymar. The Brazilian forward was booked in stoppage time after speaking back to referee Damir Skomina as his team defended their lead. Now, Spanish publication Sport have revealed the foul-mouthed phrase that got Neymar in trouble.
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Venting his frustration after the Slovenian referee gave a late decision in the favour of Gladbach, Neymar reportedly muttered a seven world insult in the official's direction.
"Claro, claro, vete a tomar por culo," he apparently said.
That translates to...
"Of course, of course, go f**k yourself."
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If the lip-reading is accurate, then Neymar can have no complaints about having his name taken for the second time this season.
The Barcelona star certainly isn't the only one guilty of cursing out on the field, of course. Indeed, again according to Sport, it is actually the same phrase Cristiano Ronaldo blurted out when he was substituted in Real Madrid's recent 2-2 draw against Las Palmas.
As to why Neymar reacted the way he did despite his team looking odds on to collect the three points on Wednesday night, the previous 90-odd minutes might have had something to do with it.
Although the 24-year-old picked up an assist as he provided Turan's equaliser, he endured something of a frustrating night in Germany.
Without Messi to deal with, much of the Gladbach's attention was focussed on stopping Neymar and, on quite a few occasions, that meant some fairly hefty challenges coming in.
With the referee not always penalising the Bundesliga club's players, it looks like Neymar's frustration got the better of him when the late decision went against Barca.
Fortunately for the Catalan giants, the forward wasn't given his marching orders and will, therefore, be able to avoid any suspension for his outburst.
Having already scored four goals in six appearances so far this season, that can only be a good thing for Barcelona as they await the return of Messi from an ankle injury.