World Cup 2014: Brazil's Neymar out of the game due to back injury

World Cup 2014 updates: Meanwhile, Brazil star, forward Neymar has been ruled out of the game due to back injury.

Neymar on the ground injured - world cup 2014

The incident happened during the closing stages of the game between Brazil and Colombia on Friday. The former beat the latter, 2-1 for the quarter-final round.

Neymar fractured his vertebra, hence, unfortunately, he won't be able to play, Brazil team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar told reporters.
It's not serious in the sense that it doesn't need surgery, but he'll need to immobilise it to recover
After the intense match, Neymar was taken to the nearby hospital for the necessary medication and observation.

Apparently, Neymar's vertebrae was injured by Colombia's Juan Zuniga. Here is a snap shot taken during the game - Neymar can be seen growling in pain, while lying on his stomach on the ground.

Neymar on the ground injured

Jamaican sprinter, Usain Bolt sent his wishes of recovery for Neymar:

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