Neymar banned for three matches for lashing out at fan

Last Updated: May 10 2019 18:31
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FOOTBALL- Brazilian star Neymar has been banned for three matches for lashing out a fan during the French Cup final.

Paris Saint Germain (PSG) lost to Rennes on penalties last month. When Neymar was climbing the steps to receive his French Cup final losers medal, he swung at an abusive opposing fan.

The ban will go into effect on May 13 to allow Neymar to appear for Paris Saint Germain against Angers, the French Football Federation announced today.

Neymar will miss the last two games of the domestic season and the French Champions Trophy against Rennes.