Neymar misses Brazil training session because of knee pains

first_imgThe 27-year-old exited Tuesday’s first full training after feeling pain in his left knee. He is still expected to play a friendly against Qatar on June 5 in Brasilia.The Copa America starts on June 14, with Brazil playing Bolivia on the opening day.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsNeymar has played only four matches for Paris Saint-Germain since he injured his right foot’s fifth metatarsal in January.Striker Gabriel Jesus said Neymar “obviously is not 100%, but he is at 90%.” Catholic schools seek legislated pay hike, too Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting View comments PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war Spaniards with little to cheer for in Champions League final PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Brazil’s soccer player Neymar touches his left knee during a practice session at the Granja Comary training center ahead of the Copa America tournament, in Teresopolis, Brazil, Tuesday, May 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)RIO DE JANEIRO — Neymar sat out Brazil’s training session on Wednesday, a day after he limped off the field with knee pains as the team began its Copa America preparations.Brazil’s soccer confederation said in a statement that the striker would undergo physiotherapy and gym sessions instead of practicing with the rest of the team at the Granja Comary training ground outside Rio de Janeiro.ADVERTISEMENT Two-day strike in Bicol fails to cripple transportcenter_img ‘Rebel attack’ no cause for concern-PNP, AFP Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES “He is doing well, which is great for us,” Jesus told a news conference.Neymar was also stripped of the captaincy by coach Tite this week, but neither spoken publicly about the decision yet. Veteran defender Dani Alves will wear the armband during the Copa America. MOST READlast_img

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