EXTRA TIME: Bacela defends Neymar's move from Barcelona to PSG

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The former Orlando Pirates striker is frustrated with how soccer stars are criticised for moving for big money to other clubs

The likes of Paul Pogba's move from Juventus to Manchester United was also a big talking point in Africa (last year).

Now Neymar's world record transfer to Paris has got the critics pointing fingers at the massive sums of money going from France to Spain's Barcelona and the Neymar camp.

Unfortunately, the likes of retired soccer player Lennox Bacela haven't experienced these types of incredible transfer fees from South Africa to abroad, but we've heard it before with African stars like Samuel Etoó, also of Barcelona.

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Bacela has a good point that if most professionals are respected for moving companies for a bigger salary, then why do we criticise footballers when they do the same? What do you think?

 

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