Video: Barcelona star Neymar faces ban after slapping Antonio Barragan, reportedly throws water bottle

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Barcelona superstar Neymar reportedly faces a La Liga ban after appearing to slap Valencia defender Antonio Barragan following their 2-1 defeat at the Camp Nou last night.

As the below video shows, Barragan was celebrating a huge Valencia win with a couple of his teammates when a petulant Neymar reached over and clipped the Spaniard on the side of his face.

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Neymar was outnumbered and quick to retreat, but Spanish outlet Marca claims that the beef between the two carried into the tunnel as the Brazilian threw a water bottle at Barragan.

The incident was not seen by referee David Fernandez Borbalan, but was caught on television replays and reports that Neymar could now face a suspension for his actions.

This would be a blow to Barcelona, who have suffered three successive defeats to reopen the La Liga title race to Real and Atletico Madrid, who now only trail on head-to-head record.

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