Neymar puts injury recovery to one side as Brazilian star parties with mystery blonde at Salvador carnival
- Neymar momentarily put his injury recovery to one side as he went to a carnival
- The Brazil and PSG star partied with a mystery blonde at the Salvador event
- He has spent time back in his home country of late in a bid to regain his fitness
Having pushed himself on the bike, in the gym and in the pool, Neymar put his injury rehabilitation to one side on Friday night as he partied at a carnival.
The Paris Saint-Germain star has spent his time out injured back in his home country and felt he deserved some time to enjoy himself as he partied with a mystery blonde at the famous Bahian Carnival.
It is considered by many to be the biggest carnival in the world and with his close friends, including surfer Gabriel Medina, alongside him, Neymar was all smiles.
Wearing a black cap and a white vest top, which reads ‘Viva O Inexplicavel’ (Live The Inexplicable), Neymar looked care-free as he looked down on the thousands who gathered for the carnival below.
Eagle-eyed fans noticed that Neymar and former partner Bruna Marquezine were both in Salvador although the PSG attacker was pictured instead speaking to a mystery blonde for large parts of the evening.
While his party antics in the state of Bahia came as a rare treat amid his gruelling rehabilitation programme, it does not look set to be the last of his celebrations with the Rio Carnival on the horizon.
The carnival in the capital is considered to be one of the most cultural events in Brazil and Neymar is planning on attending, according to reports in the country.
That would clash with PSG’s Champions League second-leg with Manchester United on March 6 with boss Thomas Tuchel keen to see his prized asset back in the French capital to complete his return to fitness.
The Brazilian has been forced to watch from the sidelines since breaking a metatarsal bone in his right foot in January in a French Cup game against Strasbourg.