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Neymar Sr and Eric Cantona involved in heated conversation after Manchester United's win over PSG

Written by: Aniket Surve


It is also being reported that Dani Alves' friends were also involved in the tussle.

Manchester United pulled off one of the greatest UEFA Champions League comeback to secure a place in quarterfinals of the coveted competition. The English side had all the odds against them having conceded two goals in the home leg. Thanks to United's in-form striker Romelu Lukaku's brace and the late penalty by Marcus Rashford, United managed to secure the tie 3-3 on away goals.

The late drama regarding penalty didn't go down well with Neymar Jr and his family. The injured PSG striker was fuming over the penalty decision on the sidelines and even wrote an abusing rant over the same issue on his Instagram account. 

Adding to this, as per RMC Sports report Neymar's dad was also involved in a heated conversation with Manchester United's legend Eric Cantona after the game. The report states that the Neymar Sr along with Dani Alves' friends and Marquinhos’s brother were dragged away from the place where Cantona and his friends were sitting.


It is believed that the former United striker Eric Cantona and his friends made provocative gestures towards Neymar Sr and friends after the full-time whistle which led to the altercations. The dispute was settled by PSG's security staff after dragging the Brazilians away from them. 

The defeat meant that PSG is knocked out of Champions League in R16 for the third consecutive season, on the other hand, Manchester United continue there wonderful journey with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at the wheel.

Published: Sat Mar 09, 2019 02:55 PM IST


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