A big blow to Al Hilal... Neymar is injured and leaves crying from the Brazil-Uruguay match
It seems that the specter of injuries will continue to haunt Neymar da Silva's career, this time after he suffered one that seemed somewhat severe during his country's defeat by Brazil against Uruguay in the 2026 World Cup qualifiers.
Neymar participated mainly in the match, but at the end of the first half, after interference from one of the Uruguayan defenders, he was unable to complete the match and left the field crying. He also tried to cross the locker room tunnel on his feet, but failed due to excessive pain.
In its latest report, Marca newspaper revealed that the Saudi Al Hilal star suffered a sprained ankle, but the duration of his absence from the stadiums is still unknown.
The 31-year-old will undergo more tests during the next few hours to determine the extent of the injury and the duration of the absence, but all indications confirm that he will not be present in the “Blue Wave” match on Friday against Al-Khaleej in the Saudi League.
This will not be Neymar's first injury since joining Al Hilal, as the Brazilian arrived at the Riyadh City Club injured, and so far he has only participated in 5 matches in the blue jersey, in which he scored a goal and assisted 3 others.