Neymar confident Brazil can win World Cup without him
Injured Neymar believes his teammates can win without him
Injured Brazil star Neymar thanked fans for their support and said his teammates will do everything to keep their dreams of winning the World Cup alive.
The 22-year-old, who has been ruled out of the World Cup with a fractured vertebra, has left his team’s training base in Terespolis in a helicopter and headed home to Sao Paulo to recover last night.
In a video released by the Brazil football federation this morning (Singapore time), he said: “My dream isn’t over. It was interrupted but it continues.
“I’m certain that my teammates will do everything possible so that my dream, which is to be a champion, comes true.”
Read the full report in our World Cup Noon print edition on July 6.
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