Brazilian footballer Neymar is getting trolled for his on-field diving antics! Also Read - Virat Kohli Credits Sachin Tendulkar, Ravi Shastri For Helping Him to Become Top Test Batsman
English former cricketer Kevin Pietersen is the latest to take a sarcastic jibe at the Brazilian footballer. KP recently posted a video where he showed how Neymar acting on the field. During the Round of 16 clash with Mexico which Brazil won 2-0, thanks to a goal and an assist by Neymar. Also Read - Happy Birthday Kevin Pietersen: How The South African-Born Changed England's Outlook Towards ODI Cricket
It was during that match that Neymar was seen diving and looking for a penalty on a Mexican player’s challenge. Replays showed there was no contact near the sidelines and that caught the attention of the fans who launched a troll-attack instantly. Social media was filled with memes poking fun at the Brazil player. Also Read - On This Day: Sourav Ganguly And Rahul Dravid Made Their Test Debuts vs England at Lord’s Cricket Ground
Here is the video posted by Kevin Pietersen. The English cricketer captioned it as, “Brilliant but SHOCKING!!!!!!”
Meanwhile, Brazil have reached the quarter-finals where the Samba boys will lock horns with Belgium on July 6 at the Kazan Arena. The match is expected to be a mouthwatering clash as Belgium have shown they have goal-scorers who can strike back from any given situation. Also, KP must be glad to see England make it to the quarter-finals.
In the cricketing front, England is hosting India for a three-month series and have already lost the first T20I match by 8 wickets and 10 balls to spare. Pietersen was also seen taking to social media to lavish praise for India.
The South-African-born English cricketer is also a football fan. He was recently seen playing at Old Trafford, Manchester in a fund-raiser, where he missed a penalty as well.
Kevin Pietersen like all other English cricket enthusiast would be hoping that England will bounce back.