â€˜Brazil wonâ€™t appeal Neymar banâ€™
Brazil have said they will not appeal against a four-match ban on captain Neymar, which will rule him out of the rest of the Copa America tournament,AFPreports.
The Brazilian Football Confederation said in a statement on Monday,
â€œDuring a meeting on Sunday night between Neymar and the technical management it was decided that the CBF would respect CONMEBOLâ€™s decision.â€
Neymar said on his Instagram account., â€œWhere Iâ€™m at right now, I would always be with the team, pushing my teammates towards victory, but staying here just to train, that would kill me from the insideâ€¦without any pleasure.
â€œI was waiting with great faith and hope that I could continue playing with Brazil in this Copa, unfortunately that has not been possible for me.
â€œI know that my presence in the team is important, as is that of all the other players who, more than ever, must remain concentrated on the forthcoming matches.
â€œItâ€™s awful training without preparing for something and such a situation would run the risk of me picking up an accidental injury, which would make things even more difficult.â€
Neymar was sent off at the end of Brazilâ€™s Copa game against Colombia last Wednesday when he appeared to headbutt an opposing player.
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