Neymar gets red card for headbutting opponent

BY foxsports • June 17, 2015

By Matt Birch

Neymar’s frustration boiled over after the final whistle was blown following Wednesday’s Copa America match between Brazil and Colombia.

Colombia pulled off the 1-0 upset, and Neymar wasn’t happy about losing. When the match ended, he kicked the ball at Colombia’s Pablo Armero.

Armero’s teammate, Jeison Murillo, then got in Neymar’s face and confronted him. That’s when things really got ugly. Neymar head-butted Murillo, which resulted in Colombia’s Carlos Bacca violently shoving him in the back.

[Watch the video here]

Both Neymar and Bacca received red cards for their roles during the heated altercation.

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