Fri. Jul 30th, 2021
Neymar, Alvaro Gonzalez cleared of making 'discriminatory remarks', avoid disciplinary action


Neymar and Alvaro Gonzalez have been cleared of any wrongdoing by French football authorities following their chaotic finish to the match concerning Paris Saint-Germain and Marseille.

Neymar and Alvaro prevent sanctions. (Reuters Photograph)

The discipline Commission of the Ligue de Football Professionel (LFP) confirmed on Wednesday that they will not consider any action towards PSG forward Neymar and Olympique de Marseille defender Alvaro Gonzalez for discriminatory remarks created throughout a Ligue one match.

“Following examining the file, hearing the gamers and representatives of the clubs, the Commission notes that it does not have adequate proof to show discriminatory remarks created by the player Alvaro towards Neymar throughout the match or by Neymar towards Alvaro,” the committee launched a statement.

Neymar had reported that a racist slur was targetted at him throughout the French champions’ one- defeat by Olympique de Marseille in Ligue one. Neymar, 28, 1 of 5 gamers sent off throughout the match at the Parc des Princes, informed the fourth official he had heard a racist comment although strolling off the pitch.

On the other hand, the Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) investigation has established there was inadequate proof to attain a conclusion and to sanction both player.

PSG’s Neymar, Laywin Kurzawa and Leandro Paredes as very well as Marseille’s Dario Benedetto and Jordan Amavi have been sent off following gamers aimed punches and kicks at just about every other. Reviews later on emerged claiming Neymar had directed alleged homophobic abuse to Gonzalez in the incident, although there have been even further claims the former Barcelona player created a racist comment in the direction of Marseille complete-back Hiroki Sakai.

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