The Brazilian superstar dubbed football magician made quite an unexpected comeback from his injury. The PSG star suffered a serious injury towards the end of last season which cast a lot of doubts on his fitness heading into the world cup. Neymar announced the comeback in a spectacular manner during a friendly with Croatia at Anfield this week.
The Brazilian started the match on the bench as his fitness was still in question. The match proceeded into a 0-0 draw at halftime before Neymar was brought on for the South American side. Neymar’s impact on the game was immediately felt as at the 68th minute he scored the opening goal of the match. He finished a brilliant build up from Marcelo.
The PSG star has now made it clear that he is ready and fully fit for the 2018 world cup in Russia. Neymar was a very critical part of the team during their 2014 world cup campaign before suffering an injury in the middle of the tournament. This impacted their performance and they lost to Germany in the quarters. however this time round Neymar’s assurance to the Brazilian fans is more than enough that he will be fully fit and committed to this years world cup.
The friendly ended 2-0 with Croatia losing.