Neymar was ridiculed by Twitter for one very poor moment for Brazil vs Bolivia

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Throughout the summer months, it seemed as if the name Neymar was impossible to escape, with the Brazilian sprawled across every back page in the world.

The reason was that the 25-year-old completed the most sensational transfer in football history, moving from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain in a ridiculous €222m deal.

So far in France, the South American star has really enjoyed himself, scoring and assisting in virtually every game he has played.

His finest display for the Ligue 1 outfit came in the 3-0 win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

He then followed that up with yet another scintillating performance in the 6-2 victory against Bordeaux, scoring an unbelievable free-kick.

After the game, Neymar was jetting off back to Brazil to feature for the Selecao in their final qualifying games, with a place at the 2018 World Cup already secured.

Their first tie was a difficult trip to Bolivia, where Tite's superstars had to try and cope with the high altitude in La Paz.

In the end, Neymar, Gabriel Jesus, Philippe Coutinho and Paulinho were left frustrated by a determined Bolivian defence, who managed to secure a 0-0 draw.


Their goalkeeper Carlos Lampe was in exceptional form, but there was one moment where Neymar didn't exactly cover himself in glory.


The PSG man was put through on goal and saw his first shot saved. Then, he had another two shots cleared by the defence.

But, throughout the matter, the question had to be asked, why did he not pass to a teammate? Twitter was quick to tear into Neymar for his selfish attitude when Brazil desperately needed a goal.


Selfish, selfish Neymar, a side to his game that has reared it's ugly head too much of late. We all remember that penalty incident with Edinson Cavani.


However, he did show a humble side to his character after the game, handing Lampe his jersey and telling the press: "Neymar and Brazil are very humble, and we respect."

Maybe just pass to your Brazilian colleagues in the future.

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