Brazilian football icon Neymar was released from the Mater Dei Hospital in Belo Horizonte to take part in the first phase of his post-surgery recovery here, the official sources said.
Neymar was released on Sunday after undergoing an operation on Saturday morning to repair a fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone in his right foot
The Paris Saint-Germain player will begin his post-operation recovery at his mansion in Mangaratiba, along the southern coast of Rio de Janeiro state, local media reported.
During the first portion of his recovery and rehabilitation, Neymar will be accompanied by PSG physical therapist Rafael Martini.
The striker’s surgery on Saturday was directed by the Brazilian national team’s top physician, Rodrigo Lasmar, and included the placement of a screw associated with a bone implant in the affected metatarsal.
Also present for the operation was PSG-designated French surgeon Gerard Saillant. Read more