Barcelona star Neymar was involved in a car accident on Sunday morning ahead of their 1-1 draw against Real Sociadad.

The 24-year-old was driving to meet up with team-mates before their flight to San Sebastian for Sunday's meeting with Real Sociedad when the crash occurred.

He was leaving the motorway in his £240,000 sports car when he appeared to lose control on the slip road that was wet from overnight rain.

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The Brazilian international was shaken but unhurt and was able to walk away from the vehicle which had been spun around to face oncoming traffic by the crash.

Club official Pepe Costa – usually Lionel Messi’s assistant but also liked and trusted by Neymar - came to the rescue picking the player up and ensuring that he reached the training ground in time to take the team coach to the airport.

Neymar played against Sociadad and had a hand in Lionel Messi's equaliser.

It has been a difficult period for the former Santos ace with a potential two-year jail sentence looming over his head — and six-game goal drought.