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Neymar hobbles out of Brazil training session after 15 minutes

20 June 2018

The Brazilian talisman was fouled 10 times in his country's 1-1 draw against Switzerland on Sunday.

The federation says Neymar has been in pain since the team's 1-1 draw against Switzerland, when he was consistently fouled.

While others were left to ponder if, much like President Trump's infamous coif, Neymar's statement 'do has the potential to become sentient in its own right.

On Instagram on Monday, Neymar posted a picture of his foot while receiving treatment alongside the message "work hard".

Philippe Coutinho says Brazil will find another "protagonist" if Neymar is not at his best when they take on Costa Rica on Friday.

Team doctor, Rodrigo Lasmar, said he will have physical therapy on Tuesday and Wednesday and then also train on Wednesday afternoon.

It is the same foot in which Neymar suffered a fractured metatarsal and sprained ankle during Paris Saint-Germain's win over Marseille back in February.

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And former Barcelona star Rivaldo, who tasted World Cup glory in 2002 and scored 35 goals in 75 appearances for Brazil, believes anything less than victory is unacceptable. Earlier, the first major upset of the tournament took place when Mexico's frenetic counter-attacking football saw them stun defending champions Germany 1-0 at the Luzhniki Stadium. "We need to be 110 percent to win our matches".

Neymar hobbles out of Brazil training session after 15 minutes