Neymar undergoes successful foot surgery

Rio de Janeiro: Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil forward Neymar has undergone successful surgery on his injured right foot, according to the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).

The 26-year-old suffered a fractured fifth metatarsal during PSG’s 3-0 Ligue 1 victory over Marseille on February 25, reports Xinhua news agency.

Brazil national team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar performed the operation at the Master Dei Hospital in the city of Belo Horizonte on Saturday.

“The operation is over, Neymar is already in his room. It went well,” a CBF spokesman said.