"To Real Madrid it is surprising that the Spanish public broadcaster has been able to broadcast absolutely false information without anybody at the channel having made contact with anyone to confirm the supposed information that is easily proven false".
The 26-year-old, who scored the first goal in Brazil's 2-0 win over Mexico in the last 16 at the World Cup, will face Belgium in the quarter-finals on Friday evening.
Whether Real Madrid publicly discussing a player who isn't theirs is a plan to potentially unsettle the player remains to be seen.
It would certainly hint that their interest in Neymar is real, especially with Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Marco Asensio all facing uncertain future under new manager Julen Lopetegui.
Out-Of-Control County Fire Grows To 44,500 Acres
In Colorado, more than 2,500 homes were under evacuation orders as firefighters battle more than a half-dozen wildfires. The homes that are threatened about 80 miles (129 kilometres) southeast of Salt Lake City are not primary residences.
Jurassic World sequel still roaring at the top of box office
The critically acclaimed original film - which scored three Oscar nods - picked up $84 million globally during its theatrical run. The film has been a favorite with critics and viewers, earning a 93 percent on Rotten Tomatoes and an A+ CinemaScore .
Spain-Russia match goes to extra time
It was a shocking elimination for Spain , joining former champions Germany and Argentina. He scored the goal that sealed his country's only World Cup final win in 2010.
Cheryl Cole and Liam Payne have split up
The singers announced they were "going our separate ways" in nearly-identical posts to their 40 million Twitter followers. Born Cheryl Tweedy, the ex-Girls Aloud singer announced that she wanted to be known by her first name in 2016.
Facebook bug unblocks unwanted connections for a bit
Facebook keeps making mistakes that share your info - and this time it's with people you've explicitly blocked. It suggests that users check their blocked lists, and reassures them that the issue has now been resolved.
Najib Was Just Arrested at His Private Residence
Earlier Malaysia's anti-corruption agency questioned Riza Aziz, the stepson of former premier Najib and a Hollywood film producer. The 1MDB government task force this week said 408 bank accounts involving funds of almost 1.1 billion ringgit had been frozen.