Neymar will miss rest of world cup. Brazil’s team doctor said superstar striker Neymar will miss the rest of the World Cup after breaking a vertebrae during the team’s quarterfinal win over Colombia.
“It’s a big loss for us,” Brazil midfielder Fernandinho said. At 22 years old, Neymar is already considered one of the standout players. He was in tears, as he was carried off the field on a stretcher. Brazil teammate Marcelo quickly called for medical assistance when he saw Neymar writhing in pain. Brazilian Head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said it’s a big loss for us. He was very important player for us.