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Neymar injured on international duty

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In a Brazil-Nigeria friendly match, Neymar limped off the pitch with a left thigh injury after just 12 minutes.

Neymar can’t catch a break with injuries lately.

The Brazilian superstar missed out on two previous PSG’s Champions League knockout campaigns.

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MUNICH, GERMANY – DECEMBER 05: Neymar of PSG Paris runs with the ball during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Bayern Muenchen and Paris Saint-Germain at Allianz Arena on December 5, 2017 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

This prompted the team to perform far from their optimum, causing some unsatisfying results in the process.

Neymar started in a match against Nigeria today. However, after 12 minutes of the match, he was substituted due to an injury.

He was also later seen icing the injury on the bench.

The PSG manager, Thomas Tuchel will be frustrated with this, as he’s facing injury issues from his two best players since the start of the season.

Despite all the drama surrounding him, Neymar returned from an injury by scoring three match-winners when his team needed him the most.

Kylian Mbappe, the PSG’s other superstar is also recovering from an injury sustained at the beginning of October.

Neymar is one of Brazil’s most successful players in history, at least according to statistics.

He appeared in 101 matches for Brazil, scoring at an incredible rate as he has 61 goals to his name at just 27 years of age.

Neymar’s best days are in front of him, but they could be derailed due to constant injuries.