Report: Neymar da Silva Santos Out of World Cup with Broken Vertebrae
Report: Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. Out of World Cup with Broken Vertebrae (Photo Credit: YouTube)

BREAKING: The Brazilian team doctor says Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is out of World Cup with fractured vertebrae after being injured in match against Colombia – @AP, @AFP.

Colombian defender Juan Camilo Zuniga kneed Neymar in the back during the second half of the game. Team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said Neymar, who was taken to a local clinic, had fractured his third vertebrae.

Brazil beat Colombia 2-1 in the hard-fought and very physical game. They will now play Germany in the semi-finals game on Tuesday.