Neymar Jr pays tribute to Hawking, gets trolled

WION Web Team
Brazil Published: Mar 15, 2018, 05:01 AM(IST)

Brazilian striker Neymar Jr faced a major backlash on Twitter for his inappropriate behaviour. Photograph:( Twitter )

Brazilian striker Neymar Jr, currently struggling with metatarsal injury has been trolled online for his "insensitive" tribute to late Stephen Hawking, who died yesterday at the age of 76.

Neymar shared a picture on social networking sites, featuring him in a bathing suit and sitting on a wheelchair.

He captioned the picture with one of  Hawking's famous quotes: "One has to have a positive attitude and must make the best of the situation that one finds oneself in."

Stephen Hawking will be remembered as Britain's most famous modern-day scientist.

He spent most of his life was spent in a wheelchair crippled by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

ALS is is a form of motor neurone disease that attacks the nerves controlling voluntary movement.

He faced a major backlash on Twitter for his inappropriate behaviour. 

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