Neymar to miss Copa America after suffering ligament rupture

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Neymar to miss Copa America

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) have said Neymar will miss Copa America after suffering a ligament rupture injury in the right ankle against Qatar on Wednesday night.

The PSG star limped out after just 21 minutes after getting injured in Brazil’s friendly game against Qatar.

CBF in an official statement said the player will miss out of the forth coming international continental football competition due to the extent of his injury.

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”After suffering a sprain in his right ankle during the game against Qatar, Neymar was evaluated and subjected to complementary imaging tests that confirmed ligament rupture in the ankle”.

”Due to the seriousness of the injury, Neymar will not have the physical conditions and sufficient recovery time to participate in the Copa America 2019”.

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