Neymar fulfils Netflix ‘dream’ as Barca say transfer deal ‘closer’
PARIS: Neymar said he had “realized” his dream with a cameo on his favorite Netflix show, since later on Tuesday there was a new twist in the plot in his Paris transfer drama Saint-Germain.
The Brazilian striker is eager to return to Spain with Barcelona and Real Madrid trying to close an agreement before the European transfer window closes next Monday.
“We continue the negotiations, we are closer to an agreement,” Barça director Javier Bordas told reporters at the Barcelona airport after returning from a meeting with the PSG in the French capital.
But he added: “So far there is no deal.”
According to the French newspaper Le Parisien, the former Neymar club increased its offer to 170 million euros, payable in two installments, with possible players attached.
Barça sold the 27-year-old to PSG in 2017 for a world record of 222 million euros.
Previously, Neymar tweeted his joy by appearing in Netflix’s criminal drama The House of Paper (Money Heist).
It was originally edited for the pending outcome of your violation case.
Once the Brazilian police abandoned their investigation last month, Netflix relaunched the episodes to include striker Paris Saint-Germain.
“I was able to realize my dream and be part of my favorite series. And now I can share Joao (his character) with all of you! Thanks @lacasadepapel! ”, He told his Twitter followers.
The most expensive player in the world has a small role in season 3 of the criminal drama, which follows a band of thieves and their assault on the Bank of Spain.
“I don’t like football or parties,” says the character of Neymar.
“In the World Cup, I always pray for our team,” he adds.
Neymar was charged by Najila Trindade, a Brazilian model of rape at a hotel in Paris in May.
He vehemently denied the accusations, and the case was dismissed by a judge in Sao Paulo on August 9.