EntertainmentNeymar's grueling road to recovery: Rehab video reveals struggle

Neymar's grueling road to recovery: Rehab video reveals struggle

Neymar during rehabilitation after a serious injury
Neymar during rehabilitation after a serious injury
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2:49 PM EST, November 26, 2023

Brazilian soccer's shining star, Neymar, is striving to get back on the field following a serious injury. Currently, he is undergoing rehabilitation after surgery, and a recently surfaced video depicts the agonizing nature of his rehab exercises.

Neymar last set foot on the soccer field on October 18, in a clash between Brazil and Uruguay. During this match, the Canarinhos star suffered an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tear in his knee. It's estimated that his comeback may be as late as 2024, possibly coinciding with the commencement of the next season.

This is far from Neymar's first run-in with a serious injury. In the past, health issues have forced Neymar to take hiatuses from the sport. Some of these injuries were so severe that they jeopardized the continuity of his professional soccer career. Despite these setbacks, Neymar continues to demonstrate resilience and determination in his fight to return to the field.

A video from Neymar's rehab has been released by NR Sports TV. In the video, Neymar can be seen working hard to fully regain functionality in his injured leg. Under the guidance of a physiotherapist, he performs basic yet agonizing exercises. Barely a month has passed since he underwent surgery.

Neymar, as a representative of the Brazilian national team, can be seen grimacing in pain, clenching his teeth and squeezing his eyes shut. He has a grueling journey ahead before he can dazzle the audience on the soccer pitches once more.

Neymar's injury arrived shortly after his departure from the intense world of European club football. After parting ways with Paris Saint-Germain, Neymar signed a contract with Al-Hilal, a team in Saudi Arabia. Neymar, much like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Karim Benzema, left Europe's football scene.

Neymar aspires to lead the Brazilian national team to great triumph. The upcoming tournament will be the Copa América, whereas the next World Cup will take place in 2026. At the age of 31, Neymar's fans earnestly hope to see him back on the field, excelling at what he does best.

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