Neymar misses two World Cup games with ankle injury

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Neymar removed his footwear to display a heavily swollen ankle after being substituted near the end of Brazil's win over SerbiaNeymar removed his footwear to display a heavily swollen right ankle after being substituted near the end of Brazil's win over Serbia
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Neymar has been ruled out of Brazil's next two World Cup games after sustaining ligament damage in his right ankle, says their team doctor.

Neymar sat with his face covered while receiving treatment and pictures showed his right ankle was heavily swollen.

Right-back Danilo will also miss the next two games with ankle damage.

Brazil face Switzerland in their second Group G game on Monday (16:00 GMT), before playing Cameroon next Friday (19:00 BST).

More to follow.

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