Neymar drops racism claim against coach

The 20-year-old Brazil international was involved in an angry exchange with Ituano coach Roberto Fonseca during the first half of their Campeonato Paulista match on Wednesday.

updated: February 01, 2013 13:55 IST
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Rio De Janeiro: Santos' star Neymar says he will not take action against Ituano coach Roberto Fonseca after mistakingly accusing him of making a racial taunt.

Neymar said on Thursday that he has put the incident behind him and was tired of being harassed on the pitch.

"I think I misunderstood him," Neymar said. "Let's forget about it. I'm sick and tired of being harassed on the pitch."

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