Brazilian superstar Neymar arrived in Belo Horizonte later Friday for surgery to mend a broken bone in his right foot. Photograph:( AFP )
On Friday, he flew to Belo Horizonte in Brazil and went straight to the Hospital MaterDei in the city for treatment to his injured foot.
Recently in an interview to ESPN Brazil, his father, Neymar Sr said, "PSG know that they won't have Neymar in the next few games and that they won't have Neymar for the next six weeks at least."
"Because this treatment is going to take six to eight weeks, we know that, whether it is surgery or conventional, it will be six or eight weeks," he further said.
Brazil star was signed by PSG for a world record 222 million euros (US$ 260 million) from the Spanish giants Barcelona last year, is set to undergo surgery on the fifth metatarsal of his right foot.