2018 FIFA WC: Know the latest news involving Brazil's Neymar
Brazil talisman Neymar is back to training after being on the sidelines for 2 months. The player, who suffered a broken foot while playing for Paris Saint-Germain, has stated that although there is fear, he is losing that bit by bit. The goal-scoring machine is raring to be 100% fit for the World Cup which is starting from June 14 onwards. Here's more!
Neymar feeling comfortable while training
The good news for Brazil fans ahead of the mega tournament is that Neymar is feeling comfortable during training. He has already started to make passes and kicking the ball and is racing against time to be fit by the time the World Cup starts. Brazil will definitely not be looking to hurry his progression as they have the desired depth.
Neymar crucial for Brazil's chances
Heavyweights Brazil are filled with many superstars in their squad, but they need Neymar to boost their hopes of securing a sixth World Cup trophy. With France, Spain and holders Germany too in contention, the South American giants need moments of magic and it's Neymar who can provide that. He has 53 goals in 83 appearances for Brazil which shows his enormous calibre.
Neymar showed his class in 2014 WC
In the 2014 World Cup, Neymar was phenomenal for Brazil as they reached the semi-finals. He scored four goals for the team in the coveted event and was their highest scorer. So once again he will be looking to have a say.
Neymar wants to win the coveted trophy
Neymar answered questions from fans on social media site Facebook, and in one such instance when asked about his hairstyle, he stated that he would shave it all if they win. Brazil open their campaign on June 17 against Switzerland. They then face Costa Rica on June 22, before facing a tricky test against Serbia on June 27. They are in Group E.