Brazil started its FIFA World Cup 2022 marketing campaign with a snug 2-0 win over Serbia, courtesy of a second-half brace by Richarlison. However the victory was marred by Neymar’s harm.
The star ahead suffered a proper ankle harm after being tackled by Serbia’s Nikola Milenkovic. Brazil coach Tite changed him with Antony with 11 minutes remaining within the match.
Neymar will bear a scan to evaluate the extent of his harm.
The Paris Saint Germain star was pictured limping off the pitch, and his ankle was badly swollen. Neymar was seen in tears as he sat on the bench through the closing minutes earlier than slowly hobbling again to the dressing room.
Star Brazilian participant Neymar receives medical consideration after sustaining an harm towards Serbia as Thiago Silva appears on.
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Though the harm has made Neymar’s future on the World Cup unsure, Tite stated, “Don’t fear, Neymar will play the World Cup. He’ll hold enjoying, you will be positive about that”.
The 30-year-old had been subjected to tough tackling all through the match and was fouled 9 occasions by the Serbian defence.
Brazil group physician, Rodrigo Lasmar, stated, “We began speedy therapy on the bench. He continues with the physio, however now we have to wait 24-48 hours for a greater evaluation. He felt this ache all through the sport, however selected to remain on the pitch to assist his group after his harm. It’s exceptional that he did this.”