Brazilian justifies that relaxation is necessary for the mental health of players and denies the title of ‘immature’
Neymar always been in the spotlight, either for his performance in Paris Saint Germain and in the Brazilian team or the big parties held by the striker. In an interview with the French channel LCI, the ace countered criticism and denied the title of “immature”. “So, who doesn’t like to party? Everyone likes to enjoy it. I know when I can go, I know when I can do it, and when I can’t, ”said Neymar. “It’s the opposite of what people think, that I’m immature, that I don’t know what I’m doing,” he said. The number 10 justified that his party side would be a way to escape the pressure he suffers on the field. “If you keep your head 100% focused on just playing ball, in my opinion, you will end up exploding. This is my time to relax, to be calm … I will never stop doing this ”, he assured.
Neymar was involved in controversy after rumors that the player had a new year party for 150 people in Rio de Janeiro, despite the pandemic of the coronavirus and the need for social isolation. The striker also gained disastrous fame because of the birthday of his sister, Rafaella Santos. In the last five seasons, the player has always been injured or suspended near March 11 and, before that happens in 2020, the PSG coach, Mauricio Pochettino, went ahead and said that he may consider releasing the athlete for the event. “When the time comes, we’ll see. After 12 years as a coach, I increasingly like to be flexible. New generations like to be heard. Today, rights are not won with authority, but with conviction, ”he explained during an interview with Argentine radio, Ser string.
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