The Brazilian Football Federation confirmed that ankle ligament injury caused Neymar to be unable to attend the 2019 Copa America. In the friendly match between Brazil and Qatar recently, striker Neymar suffered an ankle injury and was then helped to the yard. Neymar went straight to the locker room with a grimace, leaving concern for Brazilian fans when Copa Ameria approached.
After doing the tests, the Brazilian Football Federation (CBF) concluded that Neymar was not physically fit to attend the Copa America here.
CBF announced: “After having a right ankle sprain in the match against Qatar on Wednesday, Neymar was given additional testing and the final result confirmed that he had broken a ligament in his ankle”.
“Due to the seriousness of the injury, Neymar will not have the physical and recovery time to join the 2019 Copa in Brazil. In Thursday, Brazil will sit back to find an alternative name Neymar. “, Brazilian Football Federation said.
In the friendly match mentioned above, Neymar kicked on the attack with Gabriel Jesus and Richarlison. But after only 21 minutes, Neymar was in the backyard to block the opponent’s ball.
The cameras then caught sight of Neymar bursting into tears, before he was helped by the medical staff into the dressing room. Soares replaced Neymar in the match against Soares of Everton club.
Neymar loss is not small loss for Brazil in particular and Copa America in general, especially when the tournament is held in the native land of this striker. The tournament will take place from June 14 to July 7 with 12 participating teams.
Neymar images have been included in comics in Brazil. It is a way to encourage children from Samamba to read books and stories more. Only three Brazilian players before Neymar have been included in comics are Pele, Ronaldinho and Ronaldo.