Neymar Admits He's 'Afraid' Ahead of Return from Injury, World Cup

Aubrey Yates
May 17, 2018

"I've already started to train with the ball, I felt good, comfortable", he said.

With less than one month until the showpiece tournament commences in Russian Federation, the Paris Saint-Germain forward wants to prove his fitness in a bid to regain his form from earlier in the year.

"I'm not in a moment to talk about anything". He won the Champions League [and] La Liga [titles].

And speaking to TyC Sports, he said: "It would be bad, because of everything he means to Barcelona".

Neymar left Barcelona last August to join PSG for €222 million (S$351.7 million), becoming the world's most expensive football player in a transfer that upset Barcelona fans.

And the Argentine admitted seeing his former team-mate at Madrid would be a huge blow.

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"I think every important player wants to play at Real Madrid, they all want to come and play here, that's inevitable", said Zidane recently of the rumours. Messi is running out of time to clinch the World Cup and silence critics whereas Neymar who is now 26-years still has a few more World Cups to work on.

Along with Luis Suarez and Leo Messi, Neymar was part of one of the most feared strike partnerships in the history of the game.

Neymar is desperate to help Brazil claim their sixth World Cup trophy as he continues to recover from a broken foot with less than a month remaining for the World Cup.

Messi and Argentina begin their World Cup campaign against Iceland on June 16 after having lost on penalties to Germany in the final in 2014.

"This injury is hard, and the biggest challenge is right now, going to the World Cup after not playing for three months", the 26-year-old Paris St Germain forward said on a sponsor's social media channel. Moreover, Neymar perfectly suits the Galacticos ideology followed by Real Madrid's President Florentino Perez.

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