Neymar, Brazil’s main figure, suffered a sprain in his right ankle against Serbia, on his debut at the 2022 World Cup, but it’s still “too early” to assess the severity of the injury, the ‘canarinha’ doctor said today.

“He (Neymar) had a sprain in his right ankle which has already swollen a little. It is important to understand how the player will respond to this. We have already started the treatment and we need above all to be calm and patient. It is too early to say if he has the World Cup at risk. We need to be calm and only in a period of 24 to 48 hours will we realize the seriousness of the injury”, said Rodrigo Lesmar, speaking to journalists, in Lusail, Qatar.

In the triumph over Serbia (2-0), in Brazil’s debut in Group G, the 30-year-old striker was substituted in the 79th minute due to physical problems and arrived at the team bench in tears, being immediately assisted by the Brazilian medical team.

Agence France-Presse released photos in which the Brazilian player’s ankle is quite swollen and journalists from the agency ensured that Neymar left the Lusail Iconic Stadium in difficulty and with a limp. an injury to his right ankle. Brazil’s next meeting is scheduled for Monday, against Switzerland.

Tite believes in Neymar’s continuity

Brazil’s coach, Tite, was today confident in Neymar’s continuity in the 2022 World Cup, despite the injury suffered against Serbia (2-0), in the debut of the ‘canarinha’ in the competition.

“We believe that Neymar will be able to continue playing. He suffered a hard tackle, hurt his right ankle, but he continued to play to help his selection. That is very admirable”, said Tite in a press conference, after the Group G duel, in Lusail, Qatar.

Source: Sicnoticias

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