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Neymar responds after Lionel Messi blasts Barcelona board for treatment of Luis Suarez

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Neymar has backed up Lionel Messi after the Argentine superstar slammed the Barcelona board for their treatment of Luis Suarez.

Uruguay star Suarez completed a move to La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid earlier this week after six years playing alongside close friend Messi.

In his emotional tribute to the 33-year-old, Messi blasted Barca for “throwing out” Suarez, adding: “You deserved a farewell that fit with who you are: one of the most important players in the history of the club.”

And Neymar, once a vital component of the infamous ‘MSN’ attacking trident alongside Messi and Suarez, has echoed his former teammate’s message.

Replying to Messi’s Instagram post, the Brazilian wrote: “Incredible how they do things,” accompanying his message with a facepalm emoji.

Former Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas also gave the six-time Ballon d’Or winner a show of support by posting a number of applause emojis underneath the post.

Suarez’s exit from Camp Nou was confirmed on Wednesday night and he departs with a Champions League winners’ medal and four La Liga and Copa del Rey titles to his name.

The striker was in tears as he sent a parting message to the Blaugrana faithful, saying: “I will always be grateful. Everyone knows the effort I made to fulfil a dream.

“I always said this was the best club in the world. I’m aware that a chapter is ending. I have been here many years and have made a lot of friends. That makes me happy.

“To say goodbye to people at the club and for them to see that not only a player was leaving, but also a human being with feelings.

“My family know the suffering I experienced. But my children got to see me lift trophies, score goals, and they got to see me alongside the best in history (Lionel Messi). That will stay in the memory.”

Source: Mirror

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