sport news Neymar STARTS for Brazil vs South Korea as team news is confirmed trends now
Neymar has been named in the starting lineup for Brazil's last-16 clash against South Korea tonight in a major boost for the World Cup's most successful nation.
The 30-year-old missed Brazil's final two Group G clashes after suffering an ankle injury in their opener against Serbia, with initial fears the Brazil talisman could miss the rest of the tournament.
Brazil coach Tite on Sunday confirmed Neymar was back in training and available for selection, however, with the 61-year-old opting to start him from the off today.
Neymar has returned to the starting XI for Brazil's last-16 clash against South Korea today
The Brazil talisman has been out since injuring his ankle in their opening clash against Serbia
Five-time winners Brazil are looking to win their first World Cup in 20 years, and having Neymar back