May 29, 2024 15:03 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
TMC transferring SC, ST, OBC reservations to Muslims: PM Modi in Bengal | Mani Shankar Aiyar's '1962 Chinese invasion' comment sparks row, Congress distances itself after BJP ire | Supreme Court refuses to hear Arvind Kejriwal's bail plea seeking interim bail extension | Amit Shah predicts BJP's Lok Sabha seats in East and South ahead of final phase of voting | Rajkot fire: Gaming zone co-owner among those killed, police confirms today
Brazilian star Neymar undergoes surgery on left knee
Neymar
Photo Courtesy: UNI

Brazilian star Neymar undergoes surgery on left knee

| @indiablooms | 03 Nov 2023, 05:41 pm

Brazil forward Neymar has undergone successful surgery after suffering a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his left knee, medical staff treating him said.

The 31-year-old sustained the injury during Brazil's 2-0 loss to Uruguay in their World Cup qualifier in Montevideo last month and he now faces at least six months on the sidelines.

"We were very satisfied with the results," Brazil team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said in a brief statement.

"It was a success. He will remain in hospital for another 24 or 48 hours depending on his clinical progress," Lasmar said.

Lasmar added that "the next step is rehabilitation and physiotherapy" but he did say when the Al Hilal star would be ready to return.

Specialists have said Neymar will require up to eight months to fully recover, meaning he could miss the Copa America, to be played in the United States next June and July.

(With UNI inputs)

Support Our Journalism

We cannot do without you.. your contribution supports unbiased journalism

IBNS is not driven by any ism- not wokeism, not racism, not skewed secularism, not hyper right-wing or left liberal ideals, nor by any hardline religious beliefs or hyper nationalism. We want to serve you good old objective news, as they are. We do not judge or preach. We let people decide for themselves. We only try to present factual and well-sourced news.

Support objective journalism for a small contribution.