Soccer superstar Neymar has been diagnosed with an ankle sprain and crack of the 5th metatarsal. The break in the 5th metatarsal can be a Fleck type fracture. This usually requires about 4 to 6 weeks to return to play. If it is a Jones-type fracture, he would require surgery and be out 9 or more weeks.
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Columbia’s James Rodriguez exits with injury
James Rodriguez departed Colombia’s World Cup game against Senegal through injury. It appears to be a re-aggravation of his calf injury. He may be able to return, but between fatigue and dehydration, don’t expect him to be his usual self.
Russian midfielder Alan Dzagoev exits with hamstring injury
Russian Midfielder Alan Dzagoev was subbed out with an apparent hamstring injury in Thursday’s match with Saudi Arabia. 2-6 weeks RTP depending severity. Watch below our 3D animation to learn more about hamstring strains: