Neymar commemorated Kobe Bryant after the basketball icon was eliminated in a helicopter crash Sunday in California.
Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar scored two times as the Ligue 1 leaders beat Lille 2-0, and he devoted his 2nd objective to Bryant by holding up 2 fingers on one hand and 4 on the other– Bryant having actually used the No. 24 jersey for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Following the last whistle, Neymar– a basketball fan — hailed Bryant’s effect, specifying that his death is an unfortunate minute for the whole world of sport.
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” I took a look at the messages at halftime,” Neymar informed Canal+. “This is a time of tremendous unhappiness for the world of sport and for everybody, not simply basketball fans.
” I understood him and I made this event to commemorate him. I hope he rests in peace.”
Bryant won 5 NBA champions and made 18 NBA All-Star groups throughout a 20- year stint with the Lakers.