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World Cup: Neymar has passed exams, but the verdict is pending


Hit in the right ankle, the Brazilian striker passed examinations on Friday afternoon, the results of which are not yet known.

Neymar, who sprained his right ankle on Thursday against Serbia (2-0) at the 2022 World Cup, underwent examinations on Friday afternoon to determine the severity of his injury, announced the Brazilian Federation (CBF), which does not say anything about a possible period of unavailability.

Neymar Jr. and Danilo took exams on Friday afternoon.

The two players have returned to the hotel and will continue their treatment with the physiotherapy service

, "wrote the CBF, promising to communicate as soon as it has"

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Thursday at the Lusail stadium, the Paris SG superstar limped off the pitch after contact with Nikola Milenkovic.

The images of his swollen right malleolus immediately raised fears of the worst in the country of "


", despite the convincing inaugural victory of the Seleçao.

The federation doctor, Rodrigo Lasmar, confirmed on Thursday evening that Neymar suffered from a sprained right ankle but added that it would be necessary to wait "

between 24 and 48 hours for another evaluation


For his part, Danilo also suffered a torsion in his leg, but his condition was of less concern to the Brazilian management.


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Shortly after the press conference following the victory against Serbia, "


" left the stadium limping slightly, without answering questions from journalists, bulky headphones on his head, accompanied by a member of the management.

We are confident, Neymar will play again in this World Cup

“Launched for his part the coach Tite, in a firm tone.

Neymar has already been hit in the right ankle in 2019, forcing him to give up playing the Copa America.

Far from his worries and repeated health problems in the recent past, Neymar, who is playing his third World Cup at the age of 30, attacked this competition in sparkling form after a thunderous start to the season in the PSG jersey. .

Brazil's next match is scheduled next Monday against Switzerland (5:00 p.m.).

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