Neymar (foot) might be match for the World Cup, Ronaldo insists | Soccer


Brazil nice Ronaldo believes compatriot Neymar might be again from damage in time to steer a “very sturdy crew” on the 2018 World Cup.

The South American nation final was topped world champion in 2002, when Ronaldo scored each objectives in a 2-Zero ultimate win over Germany.

Selecao hopes are excessive forward of this 12 months’s match in Russia, with Brazil shedding simply as soon as throughout qualifying to complete atop the CONMEBOL part.

Nevertheless, a lot will depend upon the Neymar’s well being, with the Paris Saint-Germain ahead battling to be match after present process surgical procedure on a damaged bone in his foot on the finish of February.

“At a World Cup, everybody is aware of it is a very troublesome match,” Ronaldo instructed Omnisport. 

“I believe Brazil has improved within the final 1 half years with the change in supervisor. We have now a really sturdy crew for the World Cup.

“Neymar getting injured is an enormous drawback for us, however I believe he’ll get better quickly and he’ll be match for the World Cup.

“However, as I say, it is a troublesome match. We have now superb groups.”

Ronaldo — a three-time winner of FIFA’s World Participant of the Yr award — believes Argentina stays one of many main contenders for glory regardless of its issues in qualifying.

Lionel Messi scored a hat trick as Argentina defeated Ecuador, Three-1, in a dramatic ultimate spherical of fixtures, securing the two-time winner a spot within the subject. 

“I believe Germany are all the time sturdy, Spain is robust as effectively, England, France, Argentina with Messi. It is all the time troublesome to win the World Cup,” Ronaldo added.

“However we are going to see an attractive World Cup. I hope Brazil can win once more.”

Supply hyperlink