One of the main talking points of this World Cup has been the histrionics of PSG and Brazil star Neymar. The 26-year-old confounded the world with the lengths he is willing to go in order to win a free kick, with his antics against Serbia particularly dramatic:
— Alhaz (@alhaz_sidhva) June 27, 2018
Numerous stats have been bandied about concerning the amount of time Neymar spends on the floor with Danish show RTS Sport claiming that the former Barcelona man has spent nearly 14 minutes on the ground during the course of his team's four matches in Russia.
Of course the argument is always being proffered that diving is a cancer on the game and that if children see their heroes taking a tumble in order to gain an advantage then they will likely do the same. Well it seems like the children of today have a bit more cop on, at least if these Swiss kids are anything to go by.
İsviçre Futbol klüpleri alt yapılarında "futbol eğitimi"ne "Neymar egzersizleri" ni de eklemiş!! pic.twitter.com/hpz5cuxUSP
— Nihat Behram (@nihatbehramoglu) July 5, 2018
KFC have also joined in on the fun, releasing this advert which takes the piss out of diving in football:
— Jack Grimse (@JackGrimse) July 5, 2018
If only we could somehow get Neymar to watch these videos somehow.