NEYMAR was inconsolable at the final whistle tonight as Barcelona were dumped out of the Champions League.
His side laboured to a 0-0 draw against Juventus, meaning the Italian side’s 3-0 win in the first leg proved decisive.
And while Barca’s stars were obviously going to be upset at their exit, Neymar found it particularly difficult, pictured hiding his tears with his shirt.
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There was to be no victory of miracle proportions for Barcelona tonight as they exited the Champions League to Juventus.
The Spanish outfit produced the greatest comeback of all time in the last 16, when 4-0 down to PSG from the first leg, they beat the French outfit 6-1 at the Nou Camp to go through on aggregate.
But tonight Juventus were very different opponents. Their defence remained strong throughout and their 3-0 first leg victory in Italy proved too much of a hurdle for even Barcelona to overcome.
And so Juve gained revenge for their loss to Barcelona in the 2015 final in Berlin as they reached their second semi in three years.
Speaking after the game, Barcelona’s Gerard Pique said: “Juventus are a great team and they were better than us in the tie and overall they deserved to go through. I wish them the best and I think they could win the trophy.
“It was a very difficult result to come back from although we tried until the end. They’re Italian and they defended very well. They knew how they wanted to play and got their objective. We created chances but little by little we realised we had a mountain to climb.”
And boss Luis Enrique added: “I will remember what happened in the first half in the Juventus Stadium for a very long time.
“Our participation in this tournament this season has been unforgettable but we had a very poor first half in Turin and that has cost us dear.”