Paris St Germain forward Neymar has denied flouting social distancing procedures following his return to his native Brazil immediately after publishing photographs on Instagram which showed him sunshine-bathing and enjoying foot-volleyball with a team of pals.
The 28-calendar year-previous mentioned in a statement that the people in the photos experienced travelled with him from Paris in a private jet and had been in quarantine with him.
“The photograph… shows Neymar alongside people who are in quarantine with him, people today who travelled with him from Paris to Brazil,” mentioned his spokesman in a statement printed by the Globo media team in Brazil.
“Neymar invited those folks to invest the 14 days in quarantine there just before signing up for their respective people.”
The statement additional that the only visit he had been given was from his son Davi Lucca and the striker experienced averted conference other relatives, together with his mother, grandmother and sister.
“The house wherever the participant is fulfilling quarantine is completely isolated, and will allow peace and serenity for him to keep on coaching,” it included.
“Neymar proceeds to do his every day workout, to reduce damage and keep his health and fitness, with his coach Ricardo Rosa. (He is) looking ahead to the finish of this unhappy second for humanity and the return to function that will comply with.”