‘s poor injury luck has carried over to online gambling, as he lost €1m (£900,000) in just one hour of online casino which he streamed on his Twitch channel.
The star – who earns £3.2m-per-month – has been left to his own devices after he was ruled out for the rest of the season with an ankle injury.
Neymar is not averse to gambling during his spare time – something of which he has plenty of, as he recovers following his surgery.
Though he is more known for his love of poker, Neymar often tries his luck in online games on his Twitch platform.
In doing so on this occasion, he threw away a staggering amount of money.Not that the Brazil international seemed to care.
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The Brazilian was clearly not too upset about his loss as he started pretending to play the flute to the mock Titanic theme
Neymar is out for the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on an ankle injury
Neymar (C) is a big poker fan and occasionally goes on Twitch to stream online casino real money casino sessions
Neymar was ranked second on the list and is said to take home £3.2m a month – before taking into account his sponsorships and endorsements.
He earns just more than Lionel Messi who earns around £3m-per-month, while another PSG team-mate in Kylian Mbappe tops the list on a staggering £5.2m in wages.
Neymar has regularly been spotted in casinos, even taking part in the European Poker Tour where fellow competitors suggested he could take part professionally, as per
There was some controversy surrounding Neymar after he was spotted at a poker table after his side’s Champions League exit to Bayern Munich.
There were suggestions Mbappe criticised Neymar as he said after the first-leg loss: ‘For the return game, the important thing is that we all eat and sleep well.’
Mbappe though denied that he was taking a dig at his PSG team-mate.
Meanwhile manager Christophe Galtier later added: ‘I spoke to Neymar and told him what I thought.He has the right, on his day off, to play poker.’