Brazil’s Neymar arrives at Barcelona court to face trial on fraud and corruption charges
17 October 2022 | 11:34 am
Paris St Germain and Brazil soccer star Neymar Jr. arrived in Barcelona’s High Court on Monday where he and eight others will stand trial charged with fraud and corruption over the player's transfer to Barcelona from Santos in 2013.
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