Neymar is left out of the Copa América: His recovery is slow and he will return until the end of the year – La Opinion

Neymar is left out of the Copa América: His recovery is slow and he will return until the end of the year – La Opinion



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Hard blow for the Brazil’s selection: As if it were not enough that it is not the best moment of the national team, news shook it in recent hours, since se confirmed that Neymar will not be ready to play in the 2024 Copa América in the United States.

It is worth remembering that last October the also footballer of the Al Hilal from Saudi Arabia tore cruciate ligaments in his knee and required surgery. Since then he has been professionally inactive. It was expected that he would be ready to support the Verdeamarela in the middle of the year, but his recovery is slow and he will not be able to play the most important tournament of the summer for his national team.

In a press conference, Rodrigo Lasmar, doctor of the South American team, provided the final verdict on the short-term future of the attacker and confirmed that he will not be in the Copa América: “(Neymar) is expected to return to the playing field in 9 or 10 months,” he said at a press conference.

This would also leave him out of the South American qualifying matches in the second half of the year.

“We are not even halfway through the recovery and only when we are closer to that period of 9, 10 months will it be possible to ensure the player’s return to the fields,” the doctor added.

Doing the math, it will be until the end of 2024 when we can see the Brazilian striker in action again.

Neymar continues to be an important piece in his country’s team, since Since his injury, “la Canarinha” has lost three games in a row.

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