Good news for the Brazilian forward and Neymar fans as the winger is back in action. He was in huge doubt whether he can play the 2018 FIFA World Cup but looks like the player has already started his preparations. He was spotted at the Brazilian Soccer Confederation training center. he has not played since suffering a cracked fifth metatarsal in his right foot in the late February.
Neymar was spotting on the training pitch
Of course, he is listed in Brazil team squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup as announced by Tite. Neymar is likely to take the training to a new level in coming days. Rodrigo Lasmar, the doctor of Brazil national team has said the former Santos prodigy is on track to be in peak condition for Brazil’s first World Cup match against Switzerland scheduled to be held on 17 June.
The official Twitter account of FIFA World Cup tweeted with Neymar in action stating “Look, who’s back…”
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Neymar was put through a series of routing physical tests before completing an hour of ball work at Brazil’s Granja Comary training base in Terespolis. The season is over and he has full time to recover completely for the biggest Football event.
He has scored 53 goals for Brazil in 83 games since 2010. Neymar was also a member of Brazil’s U17, U20, and U23 squad. Despite his long injury lay-off, he has netted 28 goals and made 16 assists in all games for Paris Saint Germain in recent season.
Before entering the finals, Brazil will play two friendlies against Croatia on 3 and Austria on 10 June. It is not official that he will play friendlies or not. Selecao is in group E of 2018 Football World Cup. They will begin their quest against Switzerland on 17, against Costa Rica on 22, and Serbia on 27 June.