The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) submitted their appeal to reduce the ban on FC Barcelona star Neymar’s sending off against Colombia by arguing the linesman provoked the player by calling him a “Pool man” As per the Spanish newspaper Marca, the CBF believe they have strong grounds for appeal to limit the ban for FC Barcelona star Neymar to just 1 game. The cit the reason that the linesman provoked Neymar throughout the game by calling him “Pool man”, a reference to his somewhat of a reputation to go down easily. The CBFa s Legal Director Carlos EugA?nio Lopes told Globesport yesterday evening and that the systematic provocation was what caused Neymar to boil over. The FC Barcelona man was sent off after the final whistle for petulantly kicking the ball at Pablo Armero and then attempting headbutt at a Colombian player which then led to a scuffle Colombian players including Carlos Bacca of Seville who was also sent off. […]