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19th-May-2019

'He made mistake': Brazil coach will talk to Neymar over fan clash

By Agency

Brazil coach Tite admitted that superstar striker Neymar had "made a mistake" when he clashed with a fan in France but that didn't deter him from including the world's most expensive player in his Copa America squad.
Neymar, the world's most expensive player, was banned for three matches for lashing out at a spectator following PSG's shock defeat by Rennes in the French Cup final earlier this month.
His ban will not, however, affect his appearance in the Copa America which Brazil will host from next month.
"He made a mistake but I want to talk to him face to face," said Tite as he named his squad on Friday.
Brazil also included injured defender Thiago Silva in their squad.
PSG's Silva, 34, has been suffering from a knee issue since mid-April but Brazil's physio Fabio Mahseredjian said the former captain could be in a "good condition" by May 28.
There was no space for Tottenham's Champions League star Lucas Moura despite his hat-trick in last week's semi-final second leg against Ajax or for Real Madrid youngster Vinicius Junior.
Everton winger Richarlison is included in the 23-man group after an impressive season in the English top flight.