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07/04/2014 05:54 EDT | Updated 09/03/2014 05:59 EDT

Neymar injured, taken off on stretcher

Brazil's Neymar was carried off the pitch on a stretcher near the end of his team's FIFA World Cup quarter-final match against Colombia on Friday.

Replays showed Colombia's Juan Camillo Zuniga kneeing Neymar in the back while challenging for the ball. It happened in the 87th minute.

Neymar has four goals in the World Cup and is Brazil's leading scorer.

Early reports indicate that Neymar has gone to hospital for further examination.

He has been playing with a knee and thigh injury after a rough match in the Round of 16 against Chile.

Brazil won Friday's quarter-final match 2-1 and moves on to the semifinals to face Germany on July 8 in Belo Horizonte.

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