Barcelona Striker Neymar Says He is on the Path to Recovery

Neymar suffered a serious injury during the FIFA World Cup but appeared fine as he was greeted by 700 fans at Tokyo airport where he will film a commercial.

updated: July 31, 2014 22:48 IST
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Neymar has been out of the football field since his injury during a World Cup match.


Tokyo: Barcelona striker Neymar says he is almost back to full fitness after his serious back injury suffered at the World Cup.

The 22-year-old Neymar made a promotional trip to Tokyo where he will film a commercial for a Japanese mattress company. About 700 fans greeted him at Tokyo's Haneda Airport on Thursday.

"It's all good, my back is improving, it's almost 100 percent," Neymar said at a press conference. "I'm looking forward to joining my teammates and helping them win the title."

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