Neymar pranks goalkeeper which corner penalty should go but ends up assisting

Neymar pranks goalkeeper which corner penalty should go but ends up assisting

- Neymar jokingly pranks goalkeeper before taking a penalty kick

- PSG defeated Waasland Beveren by 7-0 in a club-friendly game

- The French champions will take on Atalanta in the Champions League last four

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Neymar and goalkeeper Lucas Pirard were both involved in a face-to-face battle when Paris Saint-Germain faced Waasland-Beveren in a club-friendly.

The PSG striker was about taking another penalty kick awarded to his team as he asked the shot-stopper which of the corners he should shoot the ball into.

Neymar playfully chatted with his opponent but the Brazilian did not even take the resulting spot-kick directing towards goal.

Neymar pranks goalkeeper which corner his penalty should go but ends in assist
Neymar pranks goalkeeper which corner his penalty should go but ends in assist for Icardi. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Instead, the 28-year-old made a penalty-assist to Mauro Icardi who scored from close range to increase PSG's lead in the exhibition game.

The Ligue 1 champions are currently preparing for their Champions League quarter-final clash against Serie A sie Atalanta in August.

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The game against Beveren was their second match in the past week with the first against Le Havre ending in a 9-0 win and the Belgian second division side were thrashed by 7-0.

Aleksandar Vukotic scored an own goal before Neymar converted a spot-kick, Icardi then made it 3-0 after benefitting from Neymar's penalty-assist.

Kylian Mbappe made it 4-0 on the hour mark before Cameroonian striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting grabbed a brace within the space of two minutes.

Loic Mbe Soh completed the onslaught in the 90th minute to give the Parisian a commanding victory.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Paris-Saint-Germain have reportedly told reigning Spanish champions Barcelona to give them €80m and Ousmane Dembele for them to have Brazilian star Neymar back.

There has been serious speculation surrounding the future of Neymar at Paris-Saint-Germain with many claiming that the superstar is interested in leaving France.

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This has been the situation for the past three seasons that Neymar has been playing for Paris-Saint-Germain where he has won the Ligue 1 title three times. also reported that Barcelona may have been handed a boost in their chase for Neymar Jr who has reportedly agreed to take a 50 percent wage cut before returning to Camp Nou.

The Brazilian forward became the most expensive player in the world in 2017 after securing a move valued around £198 million to Paris Saint Germain.

Three years down the lane, the Brazilian winger is now ready to force a move back to Catalonia and will make a financial sacrifice as reported by Daily Mail quoting Mundo Deportivo.

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