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Brazil attacker Neymar has expressed his disappointment with the behaviour of the Scotland fans during Sunday's international friendly.

Brazil attacker Neymar has expressed his disappointment with the way he was treated by the Scotland fans during Sunday's international friendly.

The 19-year-old helped Brazil to a 2-0 win by netting a brace, but the forward was continually booed by the Scottish supporters and a banana was thrown onto the pitch after the interval.

"I feel great and scored two but what happened with the banana is sad," he said to reporters.

"I don't want to make a big deal of it. I was running down the touchline in the second half and saw it but I didn't see where it came from.

"They were jeering me a lot, even when I was about to kick the penalty. The entire stadium was jeering. This atmosphere of racism is totally sad. We leave our country to play here and something like this happens. It's sad. I'd rather not even talk about it, to keep the subject from escalating."

Fellow international Lucas Leiva was equally upset with the incident and made it clear that there's no place for racism in the world.

"There is no more space for racism in the world. They say it's the first world here in Europe but it's where it happens the most. That has to change. Everybody is equal today. It's a matter of respect."

A spokesperson of the Scottish supporters responded to the racism row by saying that Neymar was only booed because the fans suspected he was feigning an injury and that the Tartan Army's behaviour had nothing to do with racism.

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