April 17, 2024

Neymar, 3-4 months, maximum.

Mainly since his arrival at Paris Saint-Germain in 2017, Neymar has had major problems with his physique. A cascade of injuries, sometimes minor, sometimes much more serious. Transferred this summer to Al-Hillal, the Auriverde international has relapsed. While playing against Uruguay with Brazil on October 17, Ney suffered a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus dama…

Mainly since his arrival at Paris Saint-Germain in 2017, Neymar has had major problems with his physique. A cascade of injuries, sometimes minor, sometimes much more serious. Transferred this summer to Al-Hillal, the Auriverde international has relapsed. While playing against Uruguay with Brazil on October 17, Ney suffered a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus damage in his left knee. As a result, he will have to undergo an operation in the near future, with an absence currently estimated at ten months. This play soccer over the long term. Clearly, he wasn’t wrong. […] What the doctor said was that he could play for four months and you’d see a fantastic Neymar, and then the rest of the time you wouldn’t see him or he’d be injured. Today, Neymar is a three-to-four-month-old player. That’s the maximum.

Enough willpower?

Now aged thirty-one, the former Barcelona man faces a new challenge with this upcoming operation and a very long period of rehabilitation and getting back into shape. It remains to be seen whether he can