# Soccer: National team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar has confirmed that Brazilian forward Neymar faces an extended recovery from his recent knee injury. Neymar, who underwent successful surgery two weeks ago, is expected to be sidelined for an extended period due to anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus injuries in his left knee. Lasmar expressed satisfaction with Neymar’s progress, but emphasised the complex nature of the injury, which required a lengthy rehabilitation process. The Brazilian Football Confederation aims for Neymar’s return for the 2024 Copa America in June.
Soccer: Neymar faces prolonged recovery from knee injury