Sports News | Crying Neymar Injures Ankle During Brazil’s World Cup Win

By | November 24, 2022

Lusail (Qatar), Nov 25 (AP) Brazil forward Neymar had ice taped to his ankle and was crying on the bench after being substituted in the team’s 2-0 win over Serbia at the World Cup on Friday.

Neymar’s injury apparently came after he was tackled during a breakaway in the second half. He limped for a while but kept playing until being substituted in the 79th minute.

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He was in tears on the bench as doctors began treating him in the final minutes of the game at Lusail Stadium.

The 30-year-old Neymar has yet to win a major title with the national team. He helped the “Seleção” win the 2013 Confederations Cup and its first Olympic gold medal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.

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With 75 goals for the national team, he is two shy of Pelé’s scoring record. (AP)

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