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Nike Reveals Why It
Dropped Soccer Star
May 28, 2021 7:48 AM CDT
Nike Reveals Why It Dropped Soccer Star
Neymar refused to cooperate with sexual assault investigation
- Nike has revealed why it cut ties with one of the world's biggest sport superstars when he had more than a year left on his contract. The company said in a statement to CNN Thursday that it dropped Brazilian soccer player Neymar because he "refused to cooperate in...
Jun 2, 2019 6:11 AM CDT
Neymar Accused of Rape
Soccer star says the accusation is an attempt at extortion, releases WhatsApp messages
- "There was a relationship between a man and a woman between four walls," says Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar, who the
New York Times
reports is being accused of rape by a woman who's accusing him of paying for her to fly from Brazil to Paris, only to...
KFC Ad Seen as Mocking
Jul 6, 2018 2:03 PM CDT
KFC Ad Seen as Mocking Neymar's Theatrics
Shows a soccer player rolling and rolling and rolling ...
- Neymar's histrionics on the soccer field have become legendary , but now they may also prove lucrative—at least for KFC South Africa, if its latest ad draws people into its restaurants.
reports on the chain's minute-long spot , which shows a soccer player flailing and rolling after he...
Soccer Great Neymar
Under Fire for 'Faking Injuries'
Jul 3, 2018 5:46 AM CDT
Soccer Great Neymar Under Fire for 'Faking Injuries'
Critics say his play-acting is an 'embarrassment'
- Brazilian soccer great Neymar is taking a lot of flak for one of the less appealing aspects of his style of play: his tendency to "thrash around like a harpooned dolphin," as Piers Morgan puts it, every time he makes contact with an opposing player. After Mexico lost...
ISIS Releases Threat Against
Lionel Messi and Neymar
Oct 29, 2017 11:00 AM CDT
ISIS Releases Threat Against Lionel Messi and Neymar
It's just the latest threat made against the upcoming World Cup
- Two of the biggest soccer stars in the world are the target of a new threat from ISIS ahead of the World Cup this summer in Russia. Per AS , Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar appear in a photoshopped image released by the terrorist group this week....
Inside a $263M
Aug 4, 2017 1:33 PM CDT
'Beyond Insane': Inside a $263M Sports Deal
Neymar just became the most expensive soccer player in history
- “The first word that comes to mind is insane. There’s no way that it makes any economic sense. It’s insane. It’s beyond insane.” That's how one sports business expert describes the record-shattering deal that will send Neymar—widely recognized as the third-best soccer player...
Who Beat Out LeBron for
Most Famous Athlete
May 31, 2017 10:00 AM CDT
Who Beat Out LeBron for Most Famous Athlete
That would be Cristiano Ronaldo, per ESPN ranking
- Tom Brady who? The all-star NFL quarterback might be a household name in the US, but he doesn't even make the top 20 of ESPN's list of the most famous athletes in the world, reports the
. The 10 most well-known athletes, based on social media followers,...
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