‘How can you be 12 years at the top without taking care of yourself ?!’ Neymar counterattacks the critics who call him a ‘PARTY’ as the PSG star insists that he only goes out to Paris when he is not training the next day
- Neymar has been photographed often partying in Paris since his move in 2017
- The 29-year-old enjoys a luxurious lifestyle, but insists he knows his priorities.
- He revealed that he has a physical trainer by his side for most of the day.
- He added that PSG can win big titles this season after the signing of Lionel Messi.
PSG star Neymar admits that he should be judged solely on his performances on the pitch, as he responded to claims that he is a “party goer” in Paris.
The Brazilian moved to Paris Saint-Germain in 2017 for a world record of £ 198 million, but has often been photographed in lavish bars and nightclubs in the French capital ever since.
However, the 29-year-old insists that he only comes out when he has no training the next day and revealed that he has a physical trainer with him for almost 24 hours to prioritize his level on the court.
Neymar (pictured partying in Paris in early October with Kylian Mbappé, center, on the birthday of French model Cindy Bruna, right) responded to claims that he is a partygoer.
The PSG star, who signed a world record contract in 2017, insists he takes care of himself
He complained that every time they saw him, it resulted in them being seen as a “party animal”, especially after meeting someone “very famous.”
“I speak of respect because people say: ‘Ah, Neymar does not take care of himself, Neymar is this, Neymar is that,” he said in an interview with the YouTube channel. Was I clear.
‘How can you be 12 years at the top without taking care of yourself? Nobody understands it. I know how to take care of myself, I have a physical therapist and a physical trainer with me for almost 24 hours, what for? Not at all?
I go out when I can. I go out when I can, when I know that I will not train the next day. I will not stop doing anything. What is the problem? You have to charge me for what I do on the pitch, I’ll let you speak there, but what I do outside … ‘
In early October, Neymar was photographed partying on the birthday of French model Cindy Bruna.
Also in attendance were seven-time F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton, as well as his PSG teammates Kylian Mbappé and Marco Verratti.
The Brazilian with Mbappé and the seven-time F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton in Paris
Neymar arrives at his own birthday party at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris in February 2020
The Brazilian added that he is far from perfect, but believes the Parisians can win titles together this season, having added Lionel Messi in the summer.
“I was already much more wrong, if I could change some things, obviously I would take other attitudes,” he added. “But maturity is approaching, it does not mean that with 30 years it is practically perfect, mature,” he said.
“We are getting to know each other better and we have everything to have a great season and win titles.”
Neymar appeared on Sunday when PSG drew 0-0 in Marseille and is ready to take part tonight in the Ligue 1 clash against defending champion Lille.