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Marco van Basten unimpressed with Neymar playacting

4 monthes ago   |   By FanSided

What do you get when five of the greatest soccer minds on the planet gather in a room for an hour? A thumbs up for VAR and a thumbs down for Neymar. The use of the VAR system used for the first time at this World Cup “brings fairness” to soccer that has fueled the...
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Van Basten urges Neymar to cut out theatrics

Van Basten urges Neymar to cut out theatrics

4 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

FIFA's technical director Marco van Basten says Neymar needs to cut down on theatrics after a World Cup in which the Brazil star became a butt of jokes worldwide
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Van Basten urges Neymar to cut out theatrics

4 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

MOSCOW - FIFA's technical director Marco van Basten says Neymar needs to cut down on theatrics after the Brazil star became a butt of jokes worldwide. Van Basten says diving and simulating injury is "not a good attitude" and works against Neymar and his team. The Netherlands great suggests "if you are acting too much I think everybody will understand that it's not going to help you. I think he personally should understand his situation." Neymar was calculated to have spent almost 14 minutes on the turf injured or simulating injury during Brazil's five World Cup games, sometimes...
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The Latest: Van Basten rejects criticism of Putin meeting

4 monthes ago   |   By Seattle Pi

MOSCOW - The Latest on Thursday at the World Cup :
4 p.m.
Ex-Netherlands player and coach Marco van Basten says he only discussed soccer with Russian President Vladimir Putin during meetings at the World Cup.
Van Basten, now FIFA's chief officer for technical development, has been criticized for meeting Putin by families of the victims of a plane downed by a missile which has been linked to Russia.
The Dutch government in May announced it was holding Russia legally responsible for its role in the July 2014 missile strike that blew Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 out of the sky over eastern...
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Van Basten urges Neymar to cut out theatrics

Van Basten urges Neymar to cut out theatrics

4 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

MOSCOW FIFA's technical director Marco van Basten says Neymar needs to cut down on theatrics after the Brazil star became a butt of jokes worldwide.
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