Neymar has been in Brazil since he was injured in Brazil's defeat to Uruguay last October
(update at 11:07)
After almost four months, Neymar returned to Saudi Arabia. The Al-Hilal striker arrived this Monday (12) in Riyadh, where he will continue his knee injury. He was received with flowers and expressions of affection from fans who were waiting for him at the airport.
Neymar spent the day in Barcelona before heading to Riyadh. He has been in Brazil since he was injured on October 17 during Brazil's 2-0 defeat to Uruguay in a World Cup qualifier. Neymar suffered a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee and a torn meniscus.
Neymar's surgery took place in Belo Horizonte at the beginning of November. The procedure was performed by the Brazilian team's doctor, Rodrigo Lasmar, under the supervision of Al-Hilal representatives. The striker has been in Brazil since then. The forecast is that the Brazilian will only play an official match next season, starting in August
Al-Hilal is the leader of the Saudi Arabian championship and next Thursday he will take the field against Sepahan in Iran in the first match of the round of 16 of the Asian Champions League. In total, Neymar played only five matches for the team and scored one goal.