World Cup 2018: 823 packets of cocaine with Brazil star Neymar's face on it seized in raid
By Jamie Gordon15th July 2018, 5:21 pmUpdated: 15th July 2018, 5:24 pm
NEYMAR'S status as one of the world's most famous footballers may have been secured when his image was splashed all over a huge cocaine haul.
Cops in Guatemala seized a whopping 823 packets with pictures of the Brazilian, 26, on them after discovering them on a speedboat.
The National Police arrested three suspects with the drugs and it is unclear why Neymar - who is not involved - was used on the wrapping.
Belgium knocked Brazil out in the quarter-finals and their talisman has been mentioned more for play acting than taking centre stage on the field.
Real Madrid have been linked with a Â£275million move for Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar.
But Los Blancos have distanced themelves from the reports, which came from a Spanish TV station.
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A club statement read: "Real Madrid wish to clarify that the club has no intention of making any offer for the player.
"The two clubs enjoy an excellent relationship and, as such, if Real Madrid were at any stage to consider securing the services of a PSG player, they would approach the club in the first instance."
Neymar will enjoy some down time following his exploits in Russia and could be offered a bumped new PSG deal upon his return.
The Parisians are determined to win the Champions League and will do anything they can to keep hold of their star man and teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe.Will Smith says he is friends with Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo as he prepares to perform at World Cup closing ceremonySource: Google News South Brazil | Netizen 24 Brazil