Neymar ‘recovering well’ after injury, on course for World Cup

first_imgP16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:24To have zero injuries, DOH wants a total fireworks ban03:10Injuries from fireworks down by 35% this year, DoH say02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award LATEST STORIES The Brazilian also found time to praise Lionel Messi once more for his support during his time at the Camp Nou.“I was charmed by the humility of a guy that has conquered everything, that is the best of all, asking me to be myself and show my best. He has no vanity. I tell that to my family, to all of my friends. He helped me a lot professionally and even more on the personal level,” Neymar said.The Brazilian also downplayed his disagreements with PSG teammate Edinson Cavani.“Of course we had a certain friction, but we solved that soon afterward. Three days later we sat down and talked. We are both great players, but we are also men and he had to sort it out at the personal level, without telling anyone else,” the Brazilian said.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Neymar told a TV Globo variety show that he feels no pain, but he cannot put his injured foot on the ground without an orthopedic shoe. He arrived on stage using two walking sticks.“There is still a month left, but I am recovering well. It is all according to plan,” the Brazilian said. “I feel no pain; I am stepping little by little. I cannot walk freely without the shoe, but I am in treatment, I am working out at the gym too. I am preparing well.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThe striker is widely expected to be on Brazil’s final squad list that will be announced on May 14 in Rio de Janeiro by coach Tite.Brazil’s first game World Cup match in Group E is against Switzerland on June 17. Costa Rica and Serbia are next for the five-time world champions. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The 26-year-old forward was injured Feb. 25 in a French league game against Marseille.Neymar said that he is not using his recovery time to watch potential adversaries in the tournament that begins on June 14 in Russia.“I don’t like to watch football, believe it or not. At home I never stop what I am doing to watch. I like to play, to be on the pitch,” he said.Asked whether he knew his former team Barcelona had been upset and knocked out of the Champions League by Roma, the Brazilian laughingly said: “I might have heard about that.”Neymar was signed by PSG for a world record 222 million euros ($260 million) from Barcelona last year.ADVERTISEMENT Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ View comments ABL: Standhardinger proud of Hong Kong team despite semis exit Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Brazilian PSG’s footballer Neymar Junior attends the photocall for the 2018 American Foundation for AIDS Research (amFAR) Gala Sao Paulo in Sao Paulo Brazil on April 13, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / NELSON ALMEIDASAO PAULO — Brazil star Neymar said on Sunday he is “recovering well” from a foot injury and is on schedule to be ready for the World Cup.The Paris Saint-Germain striker had surgery in March on a cracked fifth metatarsal in his right foot.ADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ MOST READlast_img read more