The sports day: "This is important": Alaba explains the Neymar hug

After the Champions League final, Bayern professional David Alaba impressed with a grand gesture: Instead of celebrating winning the most important European club title with his colleagues, the central defender first takes care of the deeply disappointed Neymar. Both players stand in a deep embrace on the field for a long time. Now Alaba explained his action in the club's podcast:

"It turned out that way. He's a player who has a lot of pressure on himself, who has a lot of burden on him, who also carries the whole club," said the 28-year-old, who was in his for the second time Career won the triple.

He was impressed by Neymar, because the dribbling artist always wore a smile on his face. "That's important. We all love these athletes," Alaba continued.