Nike cut up with Neymar after sexual assault investigation, report says

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Nike said it ended its partnership with Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. – better known as Neymar – when the soccer superstar refused to cooperate with an investigation into sexual assault allegations against him.

“Nike ended its relationship with the athlete because he refused to cooperate in good faith with an investigation into credible allegations of employee misconduct,” Nike said in a statement late Thursday.

The Wall Street Journal reported the news first.

The company announced last summer that it had split from Neymar but had not given a reason for the sudden move. The Journal reported that Neymar’s deal with Nike remained eight years at the time.

The company said it was “deeply concerned” by an incident the employee allegedly committed in 2016.

A spokeswoman for Neymar told the WSJ that it denies the allegations.

Nike said the employee reported the allegations in 2018 and initially wanted to keep them confidential and avoid investigation. As a result, Nike announced that out of respect for the employee’s privacy, no details have been disclosed to law enforcement agencies or third parties.

Nike announced it had commissioned an independent investigation into the allegations in 2019 when the employee expressed an interest in pursuing the matter. However, the company said the investigation was inconclusive.

“There weren’t any facts that would allow us to talk about it. It would be inappropriate for Nike to make an accusatory statement without being able to provide supporting facts,” the company said.

In 2017, Neymar left Spanish club FC Barcelona to move from Paris Saint Germain for a record transfer fee $ 263 million.

– CNBC’s Jessica Golden contributed to this report.

Neymar reveals plans to have two extra kids in shirtless GQ Model shoot

“I’d like to give my son some brothers!”: Neymar reveals plans to have two more children as he flaunts his ripped body in a shirtless GQ-style shoot

He is the proud father of his nine year old son David Lucca da Silva Santos.

And Neymar talks about his dreams of having more children in the future and his soccer goals in British GQ’s Style Summer 2021 Problem.

The 29-year-old Paris Saint-Germain player turned up the heat as he flaunted his muscles and tattoos while posing shirtless for the magazine’s steamy photoshoot.

“I want two more children!”: Neymar speaks in the UK Style Style 2021 edition of GQ about his dreams of having more children in the future

Neymar teased a reference to his Superdry boxers when he showed off his rippling six-pack in one fell swoop.

The soccer ace, who had his son ‘Davi’ at the age of 21, spoke about what he wants to achieve in his personal life and said expanding his family was one of his dreams.

“I’m almost 30 years old and I have a good career, but on a personal level I want to have two more children to give my son David some brothers,” he said.

Doting Dad: Talking about what he’s hoping for in his personal life, the footballer who had his son Davi at the age of 21 said that one of his dreams was expanding his family

Neymar had previously kept the identity of his son’s mother, Carolina Nogueira Dantas, a secret, but Carolina later revealed she was David’s mother.

Carolina and the footballer raised their son together and she has already talked about how Neymar supported her during pregnancy and is a great father.

In the meantime, Neymar said of his professional goals: “I want to win the World Cup. It has always been the biggest dream of my career. But I also want to win every title with PSG – the Champions League, the Coupe de France. ‘

When asked who he would like to play with past and present footballers, Neymar said: “I would choose Christiano Ronaldo – because I’ve played with great players like Messi and Mbappe. But I haven’t played alongside Ronaldo yet. ‘

Care: The footballer is co-parents of his son David, nicknamed Davi, and his ex-Carolina Nogueira Dantas (pictured in February 2019).

Care: The footballer is co-parents of his son David, nicknamed Davi, and his ex-Carolina Nogueira Dantas (pictured in February 2019).

The football legend said of his favorite game of his career so far: “Every game is special. I have so many important games and important titles.

‘But last season’s game against Atlanta was so good; I was so happy – it was an emotional game.

‘For the Brazilian [World Cup] Selection, in the beginning the first game against the United States was very important for me because I scored. At Santos FC [in Brazil]and won the Copa Libertadores.

‘And in Barcelona when we won the Champions League. So every team has an important moment for me. ‘

The UK summer 2021 edition of GQ Style will be available on kiosk on Thursday.

Dream big: In the meantime, Neymar said of his professional goals: “I want to win the World Cup.  It has always been the biggest dream of my career

Dream big: In the meantime, Neymar said of his professional goals: “I want to win the World Cup. It has always been the biggest dream of my career “(picture last week)

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Interview: PSG Star Neymar Jr. On Fashion, Sustainability & Taking Dangers

Last night (April 13), PSG’s Neymar da Silva Santos Junior showed the world once again in a game against Bayern that he is one of the purest and most unfiltered football players. His unmatched, world-class feats of technique, cunning and skill have impressed fans of the game for over a decade, but dropped a Man of the Match feat to send PSG to the Champions League semi-finals – despite not scoring a goal have a goal – proven what it is about.

The Brazilian star didn’t have to put numbers on the board last night to prove he’s one of the greatest natural sports talents of our time. His ability to light up competitions, leave defenses on strings and viewers mesmerized by every flicker, feint and flick is really something to see. Neymar looks like he’s at the peak of his powers, but it’s not just his skill on the field that is thriving.

Off the field, Neymar is more lucrative than ever. In late 2020, he signed a long-term contract with PUMA that made him the face of the brand and the undisputed star of the show. Neymar has now connected with his stock, the highest that has ever existed Super dry– a step that the imprint describes as a “milestone in their history” – in which they teamed up with the baller to bring their message of a sustainable style closer to a global audience. He helps advance Superdry’s sustainable vision for the future of fashion. The brand aims to obtain all pure cotton products from organic cultivation by 2025 and is already supporting 20,000 farmers in India with the transition to organic farming as part of its “Grow Future Thinking” initiative.

After signing another major contract that cemented his status as one of the most marketable athletes in the world, we met with Neymar to discuss his off-pitch style, vision of sustainable fashion and the importance of football for more inspired the environment.

“The European Championship? I’m not particularly interested in the European Championship. I’m focusing on Copa America and Brazil definitely has to win. “