'Neymar Is Childish, Would Not Have Treated Messi Like That'- Forlan

Former Uruguay Striker, Diego Forlan has expressed unhappiness with the Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar for the way he treated his team-mate, Edinson Cavani over who should take the penalty against Lyon.

According to Forlan, Neymar would never have treated Lionel Messi the way he did PSG team-mate Cavani.

Neymar and Cavani argued over who would take a penalty during their team’s 2-0 win over Lyon in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

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Cavani eventually won that battle, but saw his spot-kick saved by Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes.

Forlan feels his countryman, Cavani deserved better, saying Neymar would never have done similar thing to Messi at Barcelona.

“[Cavani] deserves respect,” the former Uruguay and Atletico Madrid star told Radio Sport 890.”

“He has been scoring goals for years and taking penalties, there has to be respect.

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“Neymar would not have done that to Messi. He did not want Cavani to take the penalty. He was like a little boy annoying him,”‎ he said.

Despite the penalty disagreement, PSG have made a flying start to the season – winning eight straight matches in all competitions.

PSG president, Nasser Al-Khelaifi has denied any talks of a rift between PSG’s star duo.

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