What injury did Neymar get in the 2014 World Cup?

What injury did Neymar get in the 2014 World Cup?

back injury
In 2014, soccer megastar Neymar suffered a back injury in a World Cup match against Colombia. The injury occurred late in the quarterfinal match, when Camilo Zuniga kneed Neymar in the back.

Who injured Neymar 2014?

Juan Zuniga
Brazil forward Neymar has been ruled out of the World Cup with a broken bone in his back sustained in the 2-1 quarter-final win over Colombia. He fractured a vertebra in his spine when kneed in the back by Juan Zuniga in a challenge that went unpunished.

Did Neymar Jr break his spine?

Neymar’s Spine Injury In the 88th minute of the quarter-final game, Neymar was hit in the lower back by a drive from the knee of opposing Colombian player Juan Zuniga. That resulted in a fracture to the L3 vertebrae in his back. He was taken off the field on a stretcher and airlifted to the hospital.

How long was Neymar out for back injury?

Neymar Back Fracture… Ney-More Neymar: Out for 6-8 Weeks, at Least. I am sure you couldn’t miss the headlines over the weekend regarding the injury to star of the Brazilian World cup team, Neymar.

What was Neymar injury?

The club added in a statement: “Neymar Jr has suffered from adductor pain since his return from the national team and will have to extend a period of care for a few days before a normal return to the group.” Leandro Paredes and Sergio Ramos will also miss the Champions League match through injury.

Did Neymar play in World Cup 2014?

His participation in the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2015 Copa América was cut short by injury and a suspension, respectively, before captaining Brazil to their first Olympic gold medal in men’s football at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Did Neymar played in 2014 World Cup?

Who broke Neymar?

Neymar’s broken back was one of the 2014 World Cup’s most dramatic and remarkable stories—and it now appears that the shirt worn by the Colombian who inflicted that injury, Camilo Zuniga, is available via auction.

What happened Neymar’s leg?

“Neymar suffered an injury to the left adductor on Wednesday evening,” a PSG statement read. Exactly four weeks from the night he suffered the injury would bring Neymar to March 10, which is when the return leg between PSG and Barcelona at Parc des Princes takes place.

Which team is Neymar in 2014?


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2009–2013 Santos (107)
2013–2017 Barcelona (68)
2017– Paris Saint-Germain (57)
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Did Neymar got a World Cup?

Having never won the World Cup with Brazil either, Neymar’s only titles at international level have so far come at the 2013 Confederations Cup and the 2016 Rio Olympics, where he picked up a gold medal representing the hosts.

What happened Camilo Zuniga?

32-year-old Colombian wing-back was involved in a collision with Neymar in a quarter-final match at the Brazilian World Cup in 2014 that resulted in the forward suffering a broken vertebrae.