Neymar stole the show without even playing as Paris Saint-Germain began their Ligue 1 campaign with a 2-0 victory over Amiens.
The world-record signing was not registered in time to take part in the game but received a hero's welcome on a tour of the Parc des Princes pitch before kickoff.
It was a daunting Ligue 1 debut for Amiens, who snatched promotion from Ligue 2 in the final seconds of last season to reach the top division for the first time.
But they were not embarrassed despite PSG dominating...
PARIS -- Neymar won't make his debut for Paris Saint-Germain against Amiens on Saturday because he was not registered in time.
It has been confirmed that Neymar would not play in PSG's Ligue 1 opener against newly promoted Amiens after the player's international transfer certificate (CIT) was not submitted before Friday night's deadline.
"The player can't feature against Amiens because unfortunately the CIT is mandatory and should be delivered on the eve of the match at the latest," the French league...
Newly promoted Ligue 1 side Amiens are planning to sign Gael Kakuta from Hebei China Fortune, according to reports in the French press.
The Democratic Republic of Congo international moved to the Chinese Super League in 2016, but struggled to settle, and spent the second half of last season on loan with Deportivo La Coruna.
According to L'Equipe, Hebei China Fortune would be willing to part ways with the former France youth star as they look to free up one of the foreign-player spots in their squad.