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Neymar reacts angrily after being nutmegged by 19-year-old Weverton in Brazil training

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It’s not been the best of weeks for Neymar as he was stripped of the Brazil captaincy ahead of next month’s Copa America.

The 27-year-old was forced to hand it over to PSG team-mate Dani Alves due to disciplinary issues.

Neymar was filmed punching a supporter after the Coupe de France final against Rennes which consequently saw him hit with a three-match ban from the French football authorities.

He’s also been punished for insults directed at officials, not to mention his recent dressing room bust-up with his teammates.

Neymar is currently training with Brazil ahead of next month’s tournament and if he was going to show Tite he made a mistake, he definitely isn’t succeeding.

That’s because the forward was involved in another incident, this time with 19-year-old Weverton.

The Brazilian youngster, who plays for Cruzeiro, has been training with his national side in order to gain experience.

And he’s already making headlines after pulling off a brilliant nutmeg at the expense of Neymar.

However, as many can imagine, it didn’t go down well with the PSG star.

Brazil Press Conference & Training Session - Granja Comary

Neymar dragged the youngster to the deck by pulling his bib before walking off, leaving him on the ground.

Watch the video of the incident below:

No wonder his captaincy was stripped.

Brazil host next month’s Copa America as they hope to win the competition for the first time since 2007.

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Their campaign kicks off on 14th June where they will face Bolivia in Group A before fixtures against Venezuela and Peru.

However, first on the agenda are friendlies against Qatar and Honduras respectively which will take place next week.

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