Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar Jr has quelled specualations suggesting his current injury situation may hamper his chances of going to the World Cup in Russia by summer.
The Brazilian will need a surgery on his foot injury and will not be able to play against Real Madrid in the return leg of the Champions League tie in Paris, as confirmed by PSG on Wendesday
Without wanting to be, at least not for the reasons he would have hoped for, Neymar has become the focus in the build-up to Paris Saint-Germain's second leg against Real Madrid in the Champions League, as a result of an injury which will rule him out for six to eight weeks.
Not only did the Brazilian suffer an ankle sprain, but he also suffered a fissure in his fifth metatarsal.
Neymar in a message on soscial
media wrote: "Obstacles can't stop you. If you find a wall, don't give up. Find a way to climb it."
There is a good relationship between the doctors of his club and his national team and the Brazilian FA are keen to stay up to date on the situation.
If Neymar is everything for PSG, then he's even more so the heart and soul of the Brazil team.