Neymar triggers a controversy, Mbappé and Messi could follow him

Passionate about sport, cinema and television (on screen and behind it) since childhood, Bernard has been a journalist for 10 Sport since 2018. More skilful with the keyboard in hand than with the ball, he decided to mainly cover a much-loved sport, criticized and hated both (football) and a sport that is not (wrestling).

If many observers took a dim view of Neymar’s poker outing the day after the Champions League round of 16 first leg against Bayern Munich (0-1), this is not the case for professional players in the discipline. , delighted to see Neymar participate in tournaments. One of them also invites Kylian Mbappé and Lionel Messi to join number 10 around a table.

At the heart of a new controversy after his stay at the Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile to play two poker tournaments there the day after the round of 16 first leg of the Champions League lost against the Bayern Munich (0-1), Neymar is regularly singled out for his practice of poker, which sometimes lasts until late at night, a pastime which has not escaped the PSG. Among the professional players of the discipline, the presence of the star auriverde is on the other hand very appreciated.

“For the middle of poker it’s great”

11th and best French player in the EPT Paris Mystery Bounty, a tournament in which Neymar finished 49th last week, Julian sitbon savor the presence of the star of PSG in his discipline. ” For the middle of the poker it is brilliant, that creates enthusiasm. Everyone is happy to have it. There are lots of people taking photos, having shirts signed. It is still quite open and quite cool. We know he’s passionate, he’s really there because he loves poker. He’s not here just to fulfill his contract “, he confides, in remarks granted to RMC.

“If Lionel Messi also wants to come and play, or Kylian, they are welcome! »

After Neymar, Julian sitbon now dreams of being able to confront other stars of the PSGto start with Lionel Messi And Kylian Mbappe. ” It can be seen that he (Neymar) loves poker. It’s obviously a pleasure because it’s still Neymar, one of the biggest football stars in the world and a top PSG player. We are all happy to have him at the table. And if Lionel Messi also wants to come and play, or Kylian, they are welcome! It remains an advantage and a privilege to be able to play with them. The invitation is launched.