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Neymar out of Brazil’s upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Paris St-Germain (PSG) striker Neymar has been ruled out of Brazil’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Uruguay next week in Montevideo.

The forward had arrived in Brazil with a leg injury, even though he was certain to miss Friday’s game against Venezuela in Sao Paulo.

But the national team’s doctors had hoped he would recover in time for the second match in the double-header next Tuesday.

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“We were hopeful that he could play, that’s why we brought him to Brazil,” team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said late Thursday

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