The Neymar case: the story so far

neymar rape accusation

After only 17 minutes of Brazil’s first preparation match for the upcoming Copa América, star forward Neymar hobbled off the field in tears. In the early hours of Thursday morning, it was announced that he had torn ligaments in his right ankle and was cut from the Brazilian national squad. The injury capped off one of the most turbulent and scandal-ridden weeks in the 27-year-old’s career, and there is the promise of more upheaval to come.

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