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Neymar Released from Hospital After Surgery on Foot Injury

Gianni Verschueren@ReverschPassFeatured ColumnistMarch 4, 2018

TOPSHOT - Brazilian superstar Neymar (R), is pictured next to his doctor Rodrigo Lasmar (L), upon his arrival in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais state, Brazil on March 2, 2018 ahead of an operation on his fractured foot. 
Brazilian superstar Neymar arrived in Belo Horizonte later Friday for surgery to mend a broken bone in his right foot, while an anxious footballing nation wondered if its World Cup build-up will also need urgent care. / AFP PHOTO / NELSON ALMEIDA        (Photo credit should read NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar was released from hospital on Sunday after undergoing surgery on his foot.

According to ESPN FC's Jonathan Johnson, the procedure went well, and Globo TV aired footage of the player on crutches as he left for his home in Mangaratiba in Rio de Janeiro.

Per the report, Neymar had surgery at the Mater Dei Hospital in Belo Horizonte, where Brazil national-team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar fixed an injury to the fifth metatarsal on his right foot. 

Lasmar has previously said the recovery will take up to three months, which should see the Brazil international return in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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