Neymar admits he is not completely fit for the World Cup

Neymar admits he is not completely fit for the World Cup

- Neymar confesses he is yet to attain full fitness for the World Cup

- The Brazilian superstar will make a comeback in a friendly with Croatia

- The Selecao have been grouped with Serbia, Costa Rica and Switzerland

Neymar has admitted he is still not 100 per cent ready for the World Cup barely two weeks to the start of the competition.

The Paris Saint-Germain attacker has not played a match since February when he broke a bone in his foot in a Ligue 1 match against Marseille.

However, he is set to make a comeback in a pre-World Cup friendly against Croatia on June, 3, despite having fears his injury is far from healed.

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The 26-year-old said a week after training with the Brazil squad: “Physically I am well, my foot is fine.

“I am adapting in a few things. I still feel some discomfort, but it is not something that will trouble me.

"I am not 100 per cent yet. But that comes with time.

“It is normal that I have this fear of making complete movements. Let's take it easy. There are still many days until the opener and I will be 100 per cent then.

"I am ready to play, there is nothing that can stop me. What I feel today is this fear because I am coming back now."

Tite's 20-man squad headed to London on Sunday to continue their World Cup preparations with the help of Tottenham's training facilities.

The Selecao arrived at Stansted Airport in London on Monday morning and head straight to the state-of-the-art Spurs training ground where they will work until June, 8.

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Casemiro, Marcelo and Roberto Firmino who all featured in the Champions League final last Saturday will join the group on Wednesday.

When asked about rumours linking him to 13-time Champions League winners, Neymar answered: “My focus is Brazil, people are saying nonsense and that is not worth answering.”

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Zinedine Zidane's side defeated Liverpool by 3-1 in the Champions League final played in Kiev.

Karim Benzema scored the opener to put Real ahead courtesy of a hauler from Loris Karius while Sadio Mane equalized moments later.

Substitute Gareth Bale pulled off a spectacular over-head kick to restore Madrid's lead and the Welshman finished off with a shot from 25-yards which was fumbled by Karius, to give Real the victory.

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Source: Naija.ng

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