World Cup Qualifiers: Neymar sends injury scare through Brazil camp

first_imgNeymar gave Brazil an injury scare ahead of their final 2018 World Cup qualifiers by limping off the pitch during a training session.Neymar appeared to suffer a knock to his right foot while disputing a ball with fellow forward Diego Tardelli at Brazil’s Granja Comary training base here on Monday, reports Xinhua news agency.Brazil team officials later played down the incident, saying the 25-year-old was not expected to last the entire session.O @neymarjr j est ensaiando os dribles… melhor sair da frente! ????????? #TreinodaSeleo #GigantesPorNatureza pic.twitter.com/jMakx5jLet- CBF Futebol (@CBF_Futebol) October 2, 2017Just 16 players took part in Brazil training on Monday with eight others due to arrive after long-haul flights from Europe on Tuesday.The five-time World Cup winners will play Bolivia in La Paz on Thursday and Chile in Sao Paulo five days later.Brazil are already guaranteed a place in Russia next year and lead the South American zone’s CONMEBOL standings with 37 points from 16 matches.last_img

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