Neymar laughs off claims he’s out of shape as he finally responds to fans who made him “big shame” by joking that he wore a “bigger than usual shirt” during Brazil’s win over Chile after he faced more criticism about his weight
- Neymar has responded to more claims he is overweight and out of shape
- The Brazilian was relentlessly mocked this summer for a shirtless photo of him
- His weight was called into question on Friday after he played in Brazil’s victory
- However, Neymar laughed it off and insisted he wear a bigger shirt
- The 29-year-old has played just 66 minutes for PSG so far this season
Neymar laughed off claims he is “out of shape” and “overweight” after being criticized by fans and media in France.
The Brazilian superstar came under a lot of attention after fans raised concerns about his physique and fitness earlier this summer when a shirtless photo of him on a yacht surfaced online.
The 29-year-old was on holiday after his Copa America exploits when the photo was taken and has since returned to PSG for this season.
PSG star Neymar has responded to criticisms of his weight by saying he wore a larger-than-normal shirt when he played for Brazil on Friday (pictured left)
Neymar was ridiculed when a shirtless photo of him taken back over the summer surfaced online
Neymar has played just 66 minutes from PSG’s first four league games, and the forward returned to training later than some of his team-mates due to his busy summer.
The French media were reportedly ruthless in pilloriing Neymar for his weight after he played just over an hour in PSG’s 2-0 win over Reims, with AS claiming the newspapers accused him of being “out of form.” ‘ to be.
Neymar was further criticized on Friday, with his weight again being questioned after he played in Brazil’s 1-0 win over Chile in their World Cup qualifier.
But the 29-year-old has allayed his concerns by explaining that he wore a larger-than-normal shirt while playing for Brazil.
The 29-year-old played for Brazil on Friday, beating Chile 1-0 in a World Cup qualifier
He has played just 66 minutes for PSG so far this season, coming in the 2-0 win over Reims
Neymar reacted to fans who put him “fat shamed” during the summer and after Brazil’s game, revealing on his Instagram story that he was wearing a “size G” (L in European size) and insisted that he wear his normal size. weight.
The PSG star added that in his next match he would be asking for his usual ‘M’ accompanied by several smiling emojis.
It’s been a busy week for Neymar, who has also had to hilariously reveal that someone has created a Tinder account in his name.
The fake profile for the dating app somehow managed to get verified, but Neymar insisted the account isn’t his in an Instagram post that responded to Brazilian gossip page gossipdodia.
Someone created a profile on dating app Tinder under their name and verified it
Neymar hilariously revealed he isn’t, writing in response to Brazil’s gossip page Gossip: ‘Whoever uses it has fun huh, unfortunately it’s not mine.’
They captioned a photo of the verified account: ‘And here we go! A follower found @neymarjr’s profile on tinder. The profile has been verified. Would you like?’
The former Barcelona striker once again denied it was his, saying: “Whoever uses it has fun, unfortunately it’s not mine.”
He also said in an ironic post on Twitter in March: “I hope whoever uses tinder with my name represents it well.”