The Brazilian Neymar, who in his reappearance gave the victory to Paris Saint Germain against Strasbourg (1-0), acknowledged that he wanted to leave the French club but they did not leave him.
Neymar, who warned that this will be the only occasion in which he will comment on what happened last summer, was indifferent to the attitude of the public of the Park of the Princes, who booed and insulted him throughout the game. "Everyone knows I wanted to leave. I made it very clear. Now I am still a Paris Saint Germain player and what I want is to be happy on and off the field," said Neymar, who insisted he is currently focused on the PSG.
Neymar, who did not want to go into details about what happened last summer, denied having anything against the French club. "I have nothing against the club," added the Brazilian, who referred to "personal issues" his attempts to leave the Parisian entity.
"I tried my best to leave the club but unfortunately they didn't let me. All that has already happened. Now I only think of the PSG, "said the Brazilian striker.
"Now I am here, I am here and I will give my all to help the team. I will play as I know," said Neymar, who regretted the public's behavior even though he was not worried about it.
"I understand the fans. It was difficult for them. When I play at home it will be like playing outside. I'm used to being booed throughout my career. "But the same ones who whistle applaud you. They have beaten me but then when I have marked they have had to celebrate."
"I don't need the fans to cheer me up. The important thing is the team and winning," Neymar said after the game against Strasbourg.