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Neymar Signs Multimillion Deal With Puma

Neymar Signs Multimillion Deal With Puma. The Brazilian international call it quits with Nike in August. His deal with Nike was cut short after a 15-year relationship. Neymar sported his Puma apparel for the first time in the 1-0 defeat to Marseille over the weekend.

Neymar was involved in a nasty scuffle with Marseille defender Alvaro Gonzalez. Neymar accused the Spaniard of racially abusing him. Neymar was one of 5 players sent off in the game. The Brazilian was sent off for slapping Gonzalez as a result of allegedly racially abusing Neymar.

READ MORE: Neymar Accuses Marseille’s Alvaro Gonzalez Of Racist Remarks

The nasty football game dampened Neymar’s first match in Puma apparel.

After rumours linked Neymar with the German giants for some weeks now, news was confirmed last Friday.

“I grew up watching videos of great football legends suc as Pele, Cruyff, Matthaus, Eusebio and Maradona” Neymar said.

“These were KINGS on the pitch, the KINGS of my sport. I wish to bring back the legacy that those athletes created on the pitch. They each played in PUMA, and each of them created their magic in The KING. Every time I lace my boots, my KING boots, I will do anything to achieve all of my dreams to honour my name and that of all those great ones who wore the KING before me. This will be my PUMA history. The KING is back!”

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“Neymar Jr. joining our PUMA family is fantastic. He is one of the best players in the world and extremely influential for the global football and youth culture. We are very excited and look forward to working with him both on and off the pitch,” Puma CEO Bjorn Gulden said.

Neymar was pleased to share the news of his latest partnering on Saturday, a day before playing against Marseille.

Neymar was pleased to share the news of his latest partnering on Saturday, a day before playing against Marseille.

The world’s fastest man Usain Bolt also congratulated Neymar and welcomed him into the Puma family.

The PSG forward joins Antoine Griezmann, Sergio Aguero, Luis Suarez and Marco Reus as other Puma forwards as Neymar signs Multimillion deal with Puma.

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