FIFA World Cup 2022: Neymar was in tears as he was changed by Antony in the course of the dying moments of Brazil’s win over Serbia. A photograph of his swollen proper ankle is a worrying signal for the 5-time champions.
New Delhi,UPDATED: Nov 25, 2022 07:32 IST
Neymar picked up ankle damage throughout Brazil’s win vs Serbia (Reuters Photo)
By India Today Web Desk: Brazil started their FIFA World Cup 2022 with a dominant 2-0 win over Serbia and Tottenham Hotspur striker Richarlison gave the South American nation loads to cheer for on Thursday with a surprise aim on the Lusail Stadium. However, there was a regarding picture as their captain Neymar was seen in tears after choosing up an ankle damage.
Neymar, who was taken off within the eightieth minute of their Group G opener towards Serbia, was seen limping and a photograph of his swollen proper ankle would definitely give Brazil coach Tite and their followers a few sleepless nights.
Neymar was seen getting an ice-pack therapy on the bench after he was changed by Manchester United’s Antony, Neymar was holding his ankle after a tough sort out from Nikola Milenkovic of Serbia earlier than he was changed.
The Paris Saint-Germain star, who was topic to as many as 9 fouls in a bodily recreation between Brazil and Serbia, didn’t look comfy as he watched the remainder of the match from the bench. Neymar hit high kind as early as Brazil’s opener, taking part in a key position in Richarlison’s first aim. He was potent up entrance, serving to Brazil dominate play and set an early marker on the World Cup in Qatar.
However, Brazil coach Tite is assured that Neymar would have the ability to keep on and proceed taking part in within the World Cup in Qatar.
“We are confident that Neymar will continue playing, he will continue playing in the World Cup,” Tite mentioned, including he was initially unaware of Neymar’s damage.
“I didn’t see Neymar was hurt. And he had the capacity to overcome this, he even tricked me.”
NERVOUS WAIT FOR BRAZIL
Furthermore, Brazil workforce physician Rodrigo Lasmar mentioned after the sport that they would want 24-48 hours to evaluate Neymar’s damage and take a name on his match future.
“Neymar has an injury on his right ankle, a direct trauma,” Lasmar mentioned. “Due to the impact from the knee of the Serbian player, we started immediate treatment on the bench.
“He continues with the physio, however now want to attend 24-48 hours for a greater evaluation. There is not any MRI scan scheduled, however tomorrow we are going to make a brand new evaluation. We want to attend and can’t make any untimely feedback.
“He felt this pain throughout the game, but chose to stay on the pitch to help his team for 11 minutes after his injury. It’s remarkable that he did this,” he added.
Brazil, who’re on high of Group G, will subsequent face Switzerland on Monday. The Swiss facet picked up 3 factors on Thursday, beating Cameroon 1-0.
Nov 25, 2022