Neymar loses £1-million while playing online casino game


Paris Saint Germain attacker Neymar Jr who is still currently in the treatment room after an operation on his ankle, spent a chunk of his Tuesday playing online casino games. 

Based on reports from RMC Sport, the session was streamed online via his Twitch channel as part of a commercial collaboration with Blaze. 

Paris Saint Germain attacker, Neymar Jr
Paris Saint Germain attacker, Neymar Jr

The Online casino platform is not licensed in France

Blaze is not licensed in France due to the fact that Online Casinos are prohibited in the European country. 

While the session was ongoing, the Brazilian International started with a commencing stake of one million euros, an amount that might have been provided in whole or in part by the operator. 

But Neymar did not play well, most especially with roulette and as the session progressed, his winnings continued to shrink until he got to a grand total of zero. 

The Brazilian International who was amused by his bad fate, postured to cry while his stream played a popular tune that a lot of netizens know as the dissonant flute version of the “Titanic” theme song. 

Last December, Sportune spotlighted Blaze as the 26th personal sponsor of Neymar, who is also widely recognized for being a skilled poker player.

Neymar Jr is seen as a top poker player by many

Some individuals even regard him as a poker player who can play at a professional level. This avocation garnered him massive reproval in the middle of February. 

He was lambasted after Paris Saint Germain’s loss to Bayern Munich in the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League. 

When his current manager at Paris Saint Germain was asked about the situation of Neymar playing poker following his team’s ouster from the UEFA Champions League, Galtier said: 

“I spoke to Neymar and told him what I thought. He has the right, on his day off, to play poker.”

The Brazilian attacker was live when he threw the money into the garbage in a two-hour session and he reacted humorously to the situation.

Neymar has been ruled out for the remainder of the season due to an ankle injury and he has been spending time online to keep himself busy. 

The current contract of the Brazilian International with Paris Saint Germain is until 2025 and he earns £37-million-per-season. 

Neymar Jr
Neymar Jr

Neymar Jr joined Paris Saint Germain in 2017

Since joining Paris Saint Germain in 2017 from Barcelona, Neymar has battled with a lot of injuries. 

He has only managed to accrue 22 appearances at most in a Ligue 1 campaign, a feat that he achieved in the 2021/22 season. 

Neymar has made 20 Ligue 1 appearances this season and he wouldn’t be making any further due to his injury lay off that would keep him out for the entire duration of the campaign. 

The Brazilian International has scored 118 goals in 173 for Paris Saint Germain, and he has netted 77 goals in 124 matches for the Seleção Canarinha of Brazil. 


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