The World Cup lost one of its biggest stars in Neymar, as the Brazilian sensation suffered a fractured vertebrae thanks to a Juan Camil Zúñiga knee to the back late in Brazil's 2-1 quarterfinal win over Colombia on Friday. Fans, athletes and former soccer players took to social media to send Neymar "Get Well" messages. Here are a few images of support for Neymar.
For complete World Cup 2014 coverage visit Yahoo Sports and follow @YahooSoccer "Hate to hear the news on Neymar! What a player. Have a speedy recovery/Get well asap man! #HesABeast #MyKidsFavPlayer" (LeBron James/@KingJames/Twitter) (Letter from Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff) "Quiero desearte una pronta recuperación @neymarjr Deus tiene todo bajó control y tu lo sabes. Ja temos saudades de voce"(Radamel Falcao/ @falcao/Instagram) " @neymarjr was raised in my @santosfc and it hurts our hearts to know that he can no longer defend Brazil in the World Cup." (Pelé/ @Pele/Twitter) "The foul on Neymar is a bad and classless example of how to compete in the World Cup #worldcup #neymarjr #thoughtsandprayers" (Kobe Bryant/@kobebryant/Twitter) "I am happy with the win from @CBF_Futebol! However, I am sad about what happened to @neymarjr! I wish you all the best, buddy! #ForcaNeymar" (Rafinha/@R13_official/Twitter) "Stay strong neymar pic.twitter.com/AesvkL0t6u" (Kevin-Prince Boateng/@KPBofficial/Twitter) "Neymar, get well soon. A warm hug." (Josep Maria Bartomeu/@jmbartomeu/Twitter) "#staystrongneymar" (Ronaldinho Gaúcho/@10Ronaldinho/Twitter) "Neymar, i am unhappy. get well soon." (Mesut Ozil/@MesutOzil1088/Twitter) Fans of Argentina's national soccer team hold a banner with a message that reads in Spanish; "Strength Neymar," as they wait to enter the Estadio Nacional for the World Cup quarterfinal match between Argentina and Belgium, in Brasilia, Brazil Saturday, July 5, 2014. Neymar, the biggest football star in Brazil, was ruled out of the rest of the tournament after fracturing his third vertebra during Friday's 2-1 quarterfinal win over Colombia. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd) A fan holds up a sign reading," Neymar. We are with you." before the 2014 World Cup quarter-finals between Argentina and Belgium at the Brasilia national stadium in Brasilia July 5, 2014. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler Fans hold a cutout showing Brazilian player Neymar with a sign that reads in Portuguese '"Strength Neymar, Brazil will win," before the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Argentina and Belgium at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Saturday, July 5, 2014. Neymar, the biggest football star in Brazil, was ruled out of the rest of the tournament after fracturing his third vertebra during Friday's 2-1 quarterfinal win over Colombia. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)