The 26-year old came to the World Cup in Russian Federation after a long injury layoff.
The Brazilian forward burst into tears following his sides later victor over Costa Rice on Friday.
"I can imagine what Neymar has gone through".
Brazil defender Thiago Silva said Neymar insulted him during the game against Costa Rica. And for 90 minutes against Costa Rica, it was more of the same.More news: Eurogroup reaches agreement on final loan and debt relief for Greece
It's unclear why Neymar was so emotional after the game, but the three points were crucial for Brazil that only need a draw in their final group game to reach the knockout stages.
The old trim, which he debuted in Brazil's opening match versus Switzerland in Rostov, a surprising 1-1 draw for the Samba Boys, was heavily criticized by Twitter users. Talking, even parrots can talk, now it is time for action.
However, one bar at home in Rio de Janeiro reckon they've stumbled on a quick and easy way of transforming those jeers into cheers which largely involves chucking free booze at the problem.
The Brazilian camp were unhappy with the treatment Neymar received in the Swiss game, when statistics showed he was fouled 10 times.More news: Blast at Addis Ababa rally for new Ethiopian prime minister - Reuters witness
Despite the on-field spat, Brazil recovered against Costa Rica with Philippe Coutinho scoring in the first minute of injury time and Neymar adding another six minutes later.
Brazil's forward Neymar cries after scoring a goal during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on June 22, 2018.
"He was right in that they had really got stuck into him, but we weren't going to lose the game because of that one ball".More news: Hanley Ramirez "eyed" in federal and state investigation