Injured Paris Saint-German playmaker Neymar expressed his pride at PSG’s performance against Real Madrid despite their Champions League exit.
Real Madrid beat PSG 2-1 (5-2 agg) to progress to the quarterfinal stage of the Champions League with Neymar missing the encounter due to a foot injury.
But the world record signing took to the social media after the game to tell his teammates how proud he was of their display.
“I am sad for defeat, much sadder for not being in the field helping my companions!!” he wrote.
“What makes me proud is to see everyone’s effort. Congratulations my guys, ALLEZ PARIS.”
Mirror Sport report that the Brazilian underwent a successful operation on his foot after fracturing his metatarsal. There is still hope he could be fit in time for the World Cup, with Brazil getting their campaign underway on June 17.