Shocking Footage of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe Arguing for Penalty Causes New Problems at PSG

Shocking Footage of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe Arguing for Penalty Causes New Problems at PSG

  • Neymar and Kylian Mbappe battled for a penalty kick publicly in Paris Saint-Germain's victory over Montpellier
  • It did not turn out to be a bad confrontation, but Mbappe seemingly wanted to take the spot-kick despite missing one earlier in the same game
  • It becomes the latest issue surrounding the two stars who are said to have had a falling out

Footage of the incident where Paris Saint-Germain stars Neymar and Kylian Mbappe appeared to discuss who will take a penalty has now surfaced online.

The two were involved in a subtle tussle on who was supposed to take the second penalty in PSG's huge win against Montpellier.

Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, Paris Saint-Germain, penalty, argument
Neymar and Kylian Mbappe converse after PSG had been awarded a penalty in their clash against Montpellier. Photo by Anthony Dibon.
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Mbappe had taken the first spot kick that had been awarded but missed his effort. When the second opportunity came up, Neymar took the ball amidst some protests from Mbappe.

The French star is seen approaching Neymar as they ponder over who should take the set piece. Neymar seems to win the argument and luckily, it doesn't turn out to be an ugly confrontation as Mbappe walks out of the penalty area. Neymar scored the penalty, the first of his two goals in the game.

Kylian Mbappe angrily walks off from a PSG counter-attack after a teammate failed to pass to him

Mbappe was involved in a couple of incidents in his first game of the season. Sports Brief had reported that Paris Saint-Germain continued from where they left off last week with an emphatic victory over Montpellier at the Parc des Princes on Saturday, August 13.

A brace from red-hot Brazilian playmaker Neymar in conjunction with solitary strikes from new signing Renato Sanchez and the returning Kylian Mbappe laced with an own goal from Falaye Sacko ensured PSG continued their 100 per cent start to the new season.

Despite the landslide victory, what has dominated the headlines and gained traction was an off-the-ball incident by Kylian Mbappe.

Neymar likes tweet condemning Kylian Mbappe as first-choice penalty taker at PSG

Afterwards, Sports Brief reported that Neymar and Kylian Mbappe had seemingly yet to put their differences aside. The duo was reported to have had issues to the extent that Mbappe wanted Neymar out of the club. Allegations that Mbappe vehemently denied.

But Neymar has stoked that fire again after he reportedly liked a tweet disparaging PSG's head coach Christophe Galtier for appointing Mbappe as the first-choice penalty taker in their game against Montpellier.