Neymar Catches Elbow That Turns His Face Into A Bloody Mess

Brazil's Neymar gestures on the ground after being injured in the face during the Russia 2018 World Cup football qualifier match against Bolivia in Natal, Brazil, on October 6, 2016. / AFP / Vanderlei ALMEIDA        (Photo credit should read VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Neymar Catches Elbow That Turns His Face Into A Bloody Mess

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Neymar Catches Elbow That Turns His Face Into A Bloody Mess

Neymar was in the middle of helping Brazil dominate Bolivia in 2018 World Cup Qualifying Thursday night when things took a turn. In the 63rd minute, Bolivia’s Yasmani Duk landed a vicious elbow to the side of the FC Barcelona star’s head. The result was the right side of Neymar’s face turning into a bloody mess.

Here’s a look at what happened and the aftermath:

Yeesh that looks bad.

Neymar was subbed out a few minutes later and Brazil continued the rout, holding a 5-0 lead.

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