Neymar to miss Brazil’s next two group games with ankle injury

Neymar has been ruled out of Brazil’s next two World Cup games after sustaining ligament damage in his right ankle, says their team doctor. The 30-year-old forward was replaced in 80th minute of Thursday’s 2-0 win over Serbia after a heavy tackle by Nikola Milenkovic. Neymar sat with his face covered while receiving treatment and pictures showed his right ankle was…

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Neymar to have sprained ankle examined on Friday

Neymar appeared to be in tears on the bench at the end of Brazil’s opening World Cup win over Serbia after being substituted with a sprained ankle. Brazil’s team doctor confirmed the forward suffered the injury and that it will be reassessed on Friday. “We are confident Neymar will continue playing in the World Cup,” Brazil head coach Tite insisted.…

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Neymar faces five-year prison term over transfer to Barcelona

A Brazilian investment firm has called for Neymar to face a five-year prison sentence when he stands trial next week on fraud and corruption charges relating to his transfer to Barcelona from Santos in 2013. DIS, which owned 40% of the rights to the Brazil forward at the time, argues it lost out because the transfer fee was undervalued. Neymar,…

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Neymar on scoresheet as PSG beat Brest

Brazil forward Neymar became Paris St-Germain’s fourth-top scorer of all time as the French champions held on for a narrow win at home to Brest. The 30-year-old claimed his 110th goal to move in front of ex-Portugal striker Pauleta on PSG’s list of scorers. PSG were unable to add to their lead and then Brest won a penalty on 70…

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Neymar scores twice in emphatic PSG victory

Neymar scored twice as Paris St-Germain made it two Ligue 1 wins from two under new boss Christophe Galtier with a resounding defeat of Montpellier. While Kylian Mbappe saw a first-half penalty saved, PSG went ahead through Falaye Sacko’s own goal. Neymar scored from the spot and headed his second to put the hosts three up. Wahbi Khazri and Enzo…

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Neymar ruled out for eight weeks

Paris St-Germain forward Neymar will be out for up to eight weeks. The Brazilian superstar suffered an ankle ligament damage during their game against Saint Etienne. The 29-year-old Brazil international was carried off on a stretcher in the last few minutes of Sunday’s 3-1 away victory at Saint-Etienne. Neymar is set to miss seven PSG Ligue 1 matches and a…

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