Neymar is confident about being at 100% on August 5
Neymar has recently attended a promotional event in Japan, as he’s still enjoying his last days of vacation before kickoff the works for the 2014-15 pre-season.
The Brazilian forward will be waited in Barcelona on August 5, where he’s expected to join his teammates and start training without ¬†limitations. The 22-year old suffered a serious injury on his lower back last July 4 in the World Cup knock-out stages, when he got strongly hit with an opponent’s¬†knee , during Brazil’s 2-1 win over Colombia.
At the time, the doctors previewed a 4 to 6 weeks stoppage for Neymar,¬†a period which we’re about to get to. In a short talk with the journalists in Tokyo where Neymar announced his new advertising contract with¬†Nishikawa Sangyo’s AiR Mattresses, Neymar¬†also assured¬†that he’ll be at 100% when he¬†starts training in Barcelona, on August 5.
Neymar: “I’ve been recovering from my injury on a step-by-step basis. I’m confident I’ll¬†arrive to Barcelona fully fit. I want to have a good season with the club and I can’t wait to help my¬†teammates to win games and¬†titles”, stated Brazil‘s most popular football player these days.
The 22-year old also noted that he’s counting on being fit for the Gamper trophy game at the Camp Nou, a friendly¬†game that is scheduled for August 18 and in¬†which Barcelona will face the Mexican side, Le√≥n de Guanajuato. La Liga starts¬†the week after, on August 25.