"He was extremely moved when I gave him the news that he was out of the World Cup. He cried a lot, which was a natural reaction at that moment. But I told him that although his dream was being cut short, he was still a 22-year-old with a lot in front of him. It was still a 'good' type of injury."
-- Brazil doctor Jose Luiz Runco on breaking the news to Neymar that he was out of the World Cup with a fractured vertabra but the injury will not have long-term effects on his career. (AP)