Brazil won its Reality Cup opener on Thursday, however it might have come at a tremendous expense.
Neymar was the beneficiary of nine fouls in a 2-0 win over Serbia and supported a physical issue to his right lower leg. Subsequently, his lower leg was noticeably and seriously enlarged. Brazil’s group specialist later affirmed that he had hyper-extended it.
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Germany’s DW Sports reports that he’ll go through testing on Friday to decide the seriousness of the injury, leaving his status for Monday’s subsequent gathering stage game against Switzerland and past hazy.
Neymar left the game Thursday in the 80th moment after a tackle by Nikola Milenkovic. He got ice treatment on the sideline and was seen covering his face in his pullover. Brazil hung on for the 2-0 triumph as its best player watched on the sideline in the game’s last minutes. Neymar limped to the storage space with his enlarged lower leg uncovered.
Brazil’s group specialist affirmed the lower leg sprain and said that the expanding expected to die down before the group could make an exact evaluation of the injury.
Brazil’s administrator Tite kept up with positive thinking that the injury wouldn’t sideline Neymar.
“We are sure that Neymar will keep playing, that he will keep playing On the planet Cup,” Tite said.
This isn’t the main World Cup injury for Neymar. He was taken out of the 2014 World Cup in his nation of origin after a knee to his back left him with a broke vertebrae.
Neymar is one of the world’s best players. Any time missed by injury would be a catastrophe for Brazil’s Reality Cup trusts.