Released through injury in Brazil’s first match against Serbia (2-0), Neymar suffered a ligament injury in his right ankle. The PSG star must forfeit, at least, for the next meeting against Switzerland.
Neymar is out of Brazil’s next game
The fear is confirmed: Neymar (30) will not play against Switzerland for Brazil’s second match of the 2022 World Cup. Victim of a sprained right ankle Thursday during the victory against Serbia (2-0), the Brazilian striker will not be restored in time, we learned on Friday.
A lateral ligament injury
The doctor of the Brazilian selection, Rodrigo Lasmar, formalized the withdrawal of the striker from Paris Saint-Germain, specifying that the examinations taken during the day revealed a lateral ligament injury at the ankle, while the side Danilo also suffers from a sprain.
We won’t have these two players for our next game, but they continue their treatment with the objective of recovering them in time for the rest of the competition. , said the doctor in a video broadcast by the Brazilian Federation (CBF). At the moment, Neymar is officially out for just one game. But his unavailability could extend.
Neymar package until the 8th finals?
In Brazil, Globo is categorical: the Parisian will no longer play in the group stage. The participation of the star auriverde following the competition is not in question for the time being, but the Brazilian media affirms that she will not play again until the knockout stages of the tournament. Provided, of course, that his team wins its qualification for the next round.
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