Video: Neymar’s Highlight Reel of Dives During Gladbach Tie is Utterly Embarrassing

Video: Neymar’s Highlight Reel of Dives During Gladbach Tie is Utterly Embarrassing

Barcelona striker Neymar has a bit of a reputation for going to ground a little bit too easy, and highlights from his most recent Champions League outing doesn’t do him many favours.

The Brazilian was in his usual role on the wide-left for Barca during Wednesday’s trip to Bundesliga side Borussia Mönchengladbach and appeared to throw himself to the turf on several occasions, with one particular encounter particularly embarrassing.

A Spanish football show has now put together a little video clip of Neymar’s exploits in Germany and, if you’re a fan of the talented 24-year-old, you might want to look away now:

Of course, he’s not the only player who does it, and he does get some rough treatment from opponents at times – there’s absolutely no question about that.

But are we wrong to call some of his dives here utterly embarrassing?

What do you think?

Let us know in the comments section below…



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