Brazil supervisor Tite has calmed fears over the ankle damage suffered by Neymar through the Selecao’s 2-0 victory over Serbia on the World Cup on Thursday night time.
A visibly distraught Neymar was seen with ice strapped to his ankle on the bench after quite a few fouls from the Serbia defence left his foot swollen, sparking apparent fears concerning the Paris Saint-Germain star’s availability for the rest of the event.
Nevertheless, Tite did his finest to alleviate considerations, insisting Neymar’s time on the World Cup isn’t over.
“You possibly can ensure that Neymar will play once more within the World Cup, I’m completely positive of that. He’s going to play within the World Cup,” the Brazil boss mentioned after the sport.
“On Neymar, I wish to make a technical and tactical remark. He was feeling his ankle for each objectives however stayed on as a result of the group wanted him. The objectives, considered one of which he performed a decisive position in, overcame the ache which was current.”
Group physician Rodrigo Lasmar provided a extra medical rationalization of Neymar’s damage and admitted there have been no performs to ship the star ahead for any additional scans.
“Neymar had a sprain in his proper ankle, a direct trauma when his opponent’s knee made a motion inflicting the sprain,” he defined. “He had a little bit swelling in his ankle, we began the remedy with ice on the bench and he has now adopted the physiotherapy remedy.
“There is no such thing as a scheduled imaging examination. If there’s a want, we’ll. However that shall be determined by the measure of his analysis tomorrow. The expectation is remark. Something we discuss evolution, his sequel, is untimely. We would not have any solutions, it is very important wait.”
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