Neymar recovering well
08 July 2013, 10:19
Sao Paulo - Brazilian football star Neymar is recovering well after
undergoing tonsil and nasal surgery in Rio on Friday, according to a
statement signed by his doctor.
The 21-year-old prodigy, who helped
his national squad crush Spain 3-0 in the Confederations Cup final last
Sunday, is to remain at the Sao Vicente clinic until Saturday for
observation, the medical bulletin said.
Neymar will then convalesce for 10 days in Rio before heading for Spain.
"All went very well," the medical bulletin said.
The tonsil surgery and the septoplasty - a procedure to straighten the
partition between the two nasal cavities - aimed to "improve the
breathing performance, avoid possible infections and prevent muscular
and joint lesions," it added.
Neymar, who just signed a
five-year contract with Barcelona, is to make his debut with the Catalan
club against his former club, Santos, on August 2.
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