The 28-calendar year-aged was a single of 5 players sent off through the match at PSG’s residence stadium, Parc des Princes, following a whole-scale brawl broke out on the pitch in injury time.
The forward struck Marseille’s Spanish defender Álvaro González on the back again of the head and was revealed a straight pink card by the referee.
As he remaining the pitch, the forward is thought to be telling the fourth official about an alleged incident of racist abuse — although he did not instantly name the alleged Marseille participant involved.
In a series of tweets pursuing the match, the Brazilian wrote: “The only regret I have is not hitting this idiot in the encounter.
“VAR catching my ‘aggression’ is easy … now I want to see the impression of the racist who termed me a ‘MONKEY SON OF A B*TCH.’ I would genuinely like that! If I do a ‘rainbow flick’ you punish me. For a slap, I am despatched off. And them? So what?”
González himself took to Twitter and appeared to deny any wrongdoing: “There is no area for racism. A clear vocation and with lots of teammates and friends on a working day-to-working day foundation. Sometimes you have to learn how to eliminate and take it on the industry. Extraordinary 3 details now, Allez l’OM thank you household.”
Neymar then replied to González’s tweet, indicating: “You are not a gentleman to acquire responsibility for your error. Losing is aspect of sport. Insulting and bringing racism into our life, no I do not concur.
“I You should not Regard YOU. YOU HAVE NO CHARACTER! Just take duty for what you say. Be a Male. RACIST!”
In post-match press conferences, the two PSG supervisor Thomas Tuchel and Marseille manager André Villas-Boas stressed there was no location for racism in the sport.
“Racism, in all societies, in football, in activity, in our life, it are unable to exist, that’s clear. But, truthfully, I have not read everything like that now, nor has the referee, of course,” mentioned Tuchel.
Villas-Boas, in the meantime, extra on the incident: “Neymar was a small bit annoyed with this circumstance, I hope there is practically nothing, I hope it will never put darkness on this victory […] Alvaro is an expert player. Certainly, there is no home for racism in soccer, but I really don’t believe that was the case.”
CNN did not quickly hear again from González, PSG, Marseille and Ligue 1 when contacted for remark.
Florian Thauvin scored the game’s only purpose when he converted Dimitri Payet’s lengthy no cost kick into the PSG box in the 1st half.
The heated affair finished with 14 playing cards remaining revealed — five of which were pink — as Marseille won at the Parc des Princes for the to start with time given that February 2010.
As nicely as Neymar, PSG’s Layvin Kurzawa and Leandro Paredes and Marseille’s Jordan Amavi and Darío Benedetto had been all dismissed as a outcome of the brawl in the game’s closing levels.