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It's hard to completely marvel at Neymar without fearing he might take it away from us at any second

Conán Doherty


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Neymar of Paris Saint-Germain is challenged by Bayern Munich's Lucas Hernandez during the Champions League quarter-final second leg at Parc des Princes, Paris

Neymar of Paris Saint-Germain is challenged by Bayern Munich's Lucas Hernandez during the Champions League quarter-final second leg at Parc des Princes, Paris

Neymar of Paris Saint-Germain is challenged by Bayern Munich's Lucas Hernandez during the Champions League quarter-final second leg at Parc des Princes, Paris

On nights like Tuesday in Paris, that nagging voice at the back of your mind questioning how much time you give up for football is totally obliterated.

The extremes of that argument have been more acute this season. The lows are lower because there's little else happening in the world so anything like a boring contest or a loss for your team are blown out of all proportion because - well, because it's proportioned to nothing else in a locked down society.


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