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Video Appears To Show Neymar Striking Fan After Losing Game

A general view of a soccer stadium from the vantage point of the goal.

(Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

One of the world's greatest soccer players, Neymar, appeared to strike a fan in the stands after losing a game this weekend.

The Brazilian star appeared to have a physical confrontation with a fan in the stands after his team, Paris Saint-Germain F.C., suffered a loss to Rennes in penalty kicks in the Coupe de France final.

Neymar was walking up the steps at Stade Rennais when the confrontation happened.

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Neymar appeared to address the incident in an Instagram post.

“Did I act badly?” Neymar asked in a comment. “Yes. But no one can stay indifferent.”

He added: “Who will defend me from going in defense of my teammates?”