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Neymar to miss two World Cup games

Neymar appeared to be in tears on the Brazil bench after being replaced against Serbia

Neymar has been ruled out of Brazil’s next two World Cup games after sustaining ligament damage in his right ankle, says their team doctor.

The 30-year-old was replaced in the 80th minute of Thursday’s 2-0 win over Serbia after a heavy tackle from Nikola Milenkovic.

Neymar sat with his face covered while receiving treatment and pictures showed his right ankle was heavily swollen.

Neymar removed his footwear to display a heavily swollen ankle after being substituted near the end of Brazil's win over Serbia

Right-back Danilo will also miss the next two games with ankle damage.

Brazil face Switzerland in their second Group G game on Monday (16:00 GMT), before playing Cameroon next Friday.

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