David Beckham wishes Neymar a quick recovery

Brazil's forward Neymar is carried on a stretcher after he was injured following a tackle during the quarter-final football match between Brazil and Colombia at the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014
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Former England captain David Beckham wishes Neymar a quick recovery from his World Cup-ending injury.

Former England captain David Beckham has wished Neymar a quick recovery following the news that the Brazil forward will miss the rest of the World Cup through injury.

It was confirmed last Saturday that the 22-year-old would be sidelined for the remainder of the tournament after he suffered a fractured vertebra during his side's quarter-final win over Colombia.

Beckham wrote on his official Facebook page: "Very disappointed to no longer see Neymar Jr. playing at World Cup.

"Considering the pressure he has been under, he has been incredible. Get better soon and I know you will come back even stronger, força neymar."

Brazil are back in action tonight when they play Germany in the semi-finals.

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