INTERNATIONAL SPORTS GIST NEYMAR OUT OF 2019 COPA AMERICA By Admin Posted on June 6, 2019 1 min read 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Joseph Omoniyi A confirmed report has said that Brazil star player, Neymar will miss this year’s Copa America competition due to ligament rupture which he suffered during a friendly against Qatar on Wednesday. According to an official statement from the Brazilian Football Confederation, the Paris Saint-Germain forwardsufferef a sprain in his right ankle during the game against Qatar. He was evaluated and subjected to complementary imaging tests that confirmed ligament rupture in the ankle. ‘Due to the seriousness of the injury, Neymar will not have the physical conditions and sufficient recovery time to participate in the Copa America 2019,’ the statement reads in part. Neymar limped out after just 21 minutes after getting injured in Brazil’s friendly game against Qatar this Wednesday. The Brazil star was seen crying on the bench and was helped down to the dressing room with the assistance of team personnel.