Brazil and Barcelona superstar Neymar has quickly risen up the ranks to become one of the world’s most talented and popular footballers.
But while his reputation as a talented player has soared, so has his reputation for dabbling in simulation from time to time.
Russia boss Fabio Capello, who led Real Madrid to two La Liga titles, hit out at Neymar on Fox Sports Italy (h/t Goal.com) in the aftermath of Real Madrid’s 3-1 win over Barcelona on Saturday.
“Neymar is a great striker, but I hate that a player of his level has to fall to the ground every time you touch him,” he said. “He has a very annoying attitude.”
Neymar scored the opening goal of El Clasico after just three minutes, but Madrid fought back to dismantle the Catalans