Neymar has taken to Twitter to attack Marseille’s Alvaro Gonzalez and launch stunning claims as to what was said that sparked the all-in brawl that saw five players sent off.
The Paris Saint-Germain star was given his marching orders for punching Gonzalez in the back of the head in late drama that marred Marseille’s 1-0 win.
As Neymar headed off he complained to the fourth official that his actions had been prompted by racist language directed at him by Gonzalez.
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“He was being a racist, that’s why I hit him,” he alleged while walking off the pitch.
Now Neymar has taken to social media to clear the air, claiming that he was called a ‘monkey’ and that he wished he had punched Gonzalez