World Cup 2022: Neymar to overlook Brazil’s subsequent two group video games with ankle damage
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Neymar has been dominated out of Brazil’s subsequent two World Cup video games after sustaining ligament injury in his proper ankle, says their group physician.
Neymar sat along with his face coated whereas receiving remedy and photos confirmed his proper ankle was swollen.
Proper-back Danilo may even miss the following two video games with ankle injury.
Brazil face Switzerland of their second Group G sport on Monday (16:00 GMT), earlier than taking part in Cameroon subsequent Friday (19:00 BST).
“Neymar and Danilo went via a MRI on Friday afternoon and we discovered ligament injury within the ankle of each of them,” mentioned Brazil group physician Rodrigo Lasmar.
“It is very important be calm and consider day-to-day. The thought is to get well them for the remainder of the competitors.”
Talking after the win towards Serbia, Brazil head coach Tite mentioned they have been “assured Neymar will proceed taking part in within the World Cup” and that he “did not see he was injured – the capability he has to beat it tricked even me”.
The Paris St-Germain striker has suffered a lot of damage issues along with his proper foot over the previous few years.
He missed the 2019 Copa America after struggling torn ligaments in his proper ankle and was out for a number of weeks in 2021 with an identical damage.
Neymar was fouled 9 instances in the course of the sport towards Serbia, drawing 4 extra free-kicks than some other participant at this yr’s World Cup up to now.
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