With World Cup looming, Neymar admits he's scared

Lula Sharp
May 17, 2018

However Doctor has advised him to take rest for three months, but as per Brazil Medical Coach, he is fit and will play in 2018 World Cup.

Neymar stated these anxieties played a part in him spending the majority of his rehabilitation surrounded by family and friends in Brazil.

Neymar, the Brazilian attacking star on whose shoulders his nation's hopes for tournament success always rest, has been linked with a move away from the French capital where he is now plying his trade with Paris Saint-Germain.

When asked if he had told the Brazilian not even to think about going to Madrid, a smiling Messi said: "He knows what I think, I've already told him".

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Neymar was injured on February 25 playing for PSG against Marseille in Ligue 1.

We may not see Messi and Neymar team up for Barcelona anytime soon, but the two global superstars may very well lock horns at the upcoming World Cup in Russian Federation. I think it's one of the most hard I've ever had, because I'm very close to a dream I have, which is the World Cup. Thanks to God, I have this new opportunity to become world champion with my country.

"I started training with the ball, making passes, hitting it", he said in an interview on Facebook with Desimpedidos, the football chat and comedy channel started by former Brazilian great Kaka.

Brazil's 23-members football team squad has been announced for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which will take place in Russian Federation. Brazil are aiming to add a sixth star on their shirts. If he is to gain match practice before the World Cup his chances will come in warm-up games against Croatia in Liverpool on June 3 and against Austria in Vienna three days later. Brazil has been formed in Group-E with Costa Rica, Serbia and Switzerland.

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