UEFA bans Neymar for three matches over social media outburst

After opening an investigation into the post, UEFA has now decided to suspend the forward for three European matches.

“The Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has decided to suspend the Paris Saint-Germain player Neymar Junior for three (3) UEFA competition matches for which he would be otherwise eligible, for insulting match officials,” a statement read.

The decision means Neymar will now miss half of the Champions League group stage next season.

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