Premier League

Neymar gives jersey to crying boy as PSG beats Rennes 3-1

PARIS (AP) Neymar was whistled off the field on Sunday but showed he held no grudge against Rennes fans by giving his shirt to a young boy who ran across the pitch to hug the Brazil star.

With PSG leading 3-1 in the French league game, Neymar slowly walked back to the Paris Saint-Germain bench in the 90th minute at Rennes - as coach Thomas Tuchel made his final substitution - when the boy escaped security and ran toward the striker.

The boy burst into tears when he reached Neymar and pointed at his shirt. Neymar took the boy under his arm and walked back to the sidelines, gesturing toward security guards to indicate everything was okay.

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