Brazil captain Neymar posted an emotional message after Brazil’s elimination from the 2022 World Cup at the hands of Croatia on Friday
He burst into tears after Croatia won on penalties to clinch qualification to the semi-finals of the competition.
“I am psychologically destroyed,” Neymar wrote.
“This was undoubtedly the defeat that hurt me the most, which left me paralyzed for 10 minutes and right after I burst into non-stop tears.
“It’s going to hurt for so long, unfortunately. We fought until the end. I am proud of my teammates because there was no lack of commitment and dedication.
“This group deserved it, we deserved it, BRAZIL deserved it. But this was not the will of GOD! It was worth every sacrifice to feel the affection of each one of us from on the field. Thank you all for your support of our national team.
“Unfortunately, it didn’t work out. It’s going to hurt for a long, long time. Thank you for everything my GOD, you have given me everything so I can’t complain.
“Just thank you for taking care of me. All the honour and glory always goes to you, no matter the circumstances.”