Brazil successfully entered the 2022 World Cup by winning their first victory against Serbia (2-0) on Thursday. But Brazilians are worried. Touched an ankle, Neymar suffers from a sprain and the duration of his unavailability is not yet known.
Neymar injured against Serbia
The party was a bit spoiled for Brazil. For its first match of the 2022 World Cup, the Seleao assumed its role as favorite by dominating Serbia (2-0). But she will also worry about her star Neymar (30).
The Brazilian striker left his partners in the 80th minute, hitting the ankle. A few moments earlier, Nikola Milenkovic had involuntarily blocked the foot of the Auriverde in the grass with a knee. I didn’t see right away that he was hurt , confessed Tite after the meeting. The Brazilian coach and his medical staff were able to realize this when the Paris Saint-Germain player sat down, worried, on the lawn.
After returning to the bench, Neymar burst into tears. Seeing his swollen ankle, perhaps he was thinking back to his 2014 World Cup, when he left the tournament in the quarter-finals following his serious back injury against Colombia, but also the injuries that have often ruined his last seasons in Paris. SG. And if the tears had dried on leaving the locker room, the concern remained palpable in the Brazilian selection.
Will Neymar be able to play again in this World Cup?
I was able to speak with him, confided his teammate Rodrygo. He told me he had something wrong with his ankle, but he’s not sure yet, we’ll see. A few minutes later, the verdict fell. He sprained his right ankle. We haven’t had time to do a more complete examination yet, but the ankle has already swollen a little. It’s important to wait the first 24 hours, to see how he will react. Now it’s just a matter of calm and patience said team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar.
This is now the wait for Brazil and its supporters. The Parisian is already very uncertain for the Brazilians’ next match, Monday against Switzerland. Don’t worry, Neymar will play again in this World Cup. He will continue to play, you can be sure , said Tite. Cou method or true certainty? Answer in the next few hours.
Neymar in tears on the bench
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