FIFA World Cup 2022: Neymar Jr. breaks silence after being ruled out of group stage matches

Neymar Jr. has broken his silence after being ruled out of the remaining group stage matches for Brazil on Friday. Neymar picked up a knock to his knee while playing against Serbia.

Neymar sustained a knock to his ankle while facing Serbia (Courtesy: Reuters)

In Short

  • Neymar sustained a knock on Thursday against Serbia
  • The Brazil team doctor ruled out the star forward for the remaining matches
  • Neymar said that he will do his best to help the team and his teammates

By India Today Web Desk: Brazil forward Neymar has broken his silence after being ruled out of the group stages of the ongoing World Cup after picking up an injury against Serbia on Thursday.

The PSG star sustained a knock against Serbia to his ankle and was taken off in the 80th minute. On Friday, the Brazil team doctor confirmed that Neymar and Danilo would miss the games against Switzerland and Cameroon.


Neymar has now broken his silence after the announcement on Friday through Instagram and opened up about his pride in wearing the Brazil jersey. The forward said that he always had to chase his dreams and goals and nothing has been easy for him in life.

Neymar then confirmed that he was carrying an injury at the moment and said that he would have the chance to make a comeback and will do his best to help Brazil at the World Cup.

"The pride and love I feel for wearing the shirt has no explanation. If God gave me the opportunity to choose a country to be born, it would be BRAZIL. Nothing in my life was given or easy i always had to chase my dreams and my goals. Never wishing evil on anyone but helping those in need. Today has become one of the hardest moments in my career... and again in a world cup. I have an injury yes, it's boring, it's going to hurt but I'm sure I'll have the chance to come back because I will do my best to help my country, my teammates and myself. Long time to wait for the enemy to knock me down like this? N E V E R ! I am a CHILD OF THE IMPOSSIBLE GOD and my FAITH is endless," said Neymar.

Brazil play Switzerland on 28th November and end their group stage matches against Cameroon on 3rd December.