New blow for the Brazilian Neymar. During a World Cup qualifying match against Uruguay where Brazil lost 2-0, the former PSG player and current player in the Saudi championship collapsed on the pitch while knee complainant. Although he had a very bad match so far, the Brazilian was injured near the central circle after a slight charge from Nicolas de la Cruz.
The Seleçao doctor, Rodrigo Lasmar, immediately went to his bedside. The SporTV field man, Felipe Brisolla, very quickly indicated in a first diagnosis, “a serious twisting of the knee”. Leaning on crutches, his left leg fully protected by a splint, the Brazilian did not seem to be celebrating. “We have to wait 24 hours before knowing the nature and seriousness of the injury,” explained Rodrigo Lasmar, in the mixed zone while his teammate Casemiro displayed a certain pessimism at the microphone of TV Globo: “For Neymar to leave the field, “It must be serious. It’s terrible to see him keep getting hurt. I hope it won’t be as serious as it seems…”