Celebs and fans show their support for Neymar

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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.

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"Hate to hear the news on Neymar! What a player. Have a speedy recovery/Get well asap man! #HesABeast #MyKidsFavPlayer" (LeBron James/@KingJames/Twitter)
Celebs and fans tweet support for Neymar
"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)
Celebs and fans show their support for Neymar
(Letter from Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff)
"Quiero desearte una pronta recuperaci&oacute;n <a href="https://ec.yimg.com/ec?url=http%3a%2f%2finstagram.com%2fneymarjr%26quot%3b&t=1519583779&sig=LGm48mGCkzVD4.VoUOUF8w--~D rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:@neymarjr" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">@neymarjr</a> Deus tiene todo baj&oacute; control y tu lo sabes. Ja temos saudades de voce"(Radamel Falcao/<a href="http://instagram.com/falcao" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:@falcao" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">@falcao</a>/Instagram)
Celebs and fans show thier support for Neymar
"Quiero desearte una pronta recuperación @neymarjr Deus tiene todo bajó control y tu lo sabes. Ja temos saudades de voce"(Radamel Falcao/@falcao/Instagram)
"<a href="https://twitter.com/neymarjr" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:@neymarjr" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">@neymarjr</a> was raised in my <a href="https://twitter.com/santosfc" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:@santosfc" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">@santosfc</a> and it hurts our hearts to know that he can no longer defend Brazil in the World Cup." (Pel&eacute;/<a href="https://twitter.com/Pele" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:@Pele" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">@Pele</a>/Twitter)
Celebs and fans show thier support for Neymar
"@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)
Celebs and fans tweet support for Neymar
"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)
Celebs and fans show thier support for Neymar
"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)
Celebs and fans show thier support for Neymar
"Stay strong neymar pic.twitter.com/AesvkL0t6u" (Kevin-Prince Boateng/@KPBofficial/Twitter)
"Neymar, get well soon. A warm hug." (Josep Maria Bartomeu/@jmbartomeu/Twitter)
Celebs and fans show thier support for Neymar
"Neymar, get well soon. A warm hug." (Josep Maria Bartomeu/@jmbartomeu/Twitter)
"#staystrongneymar" (Ronaldinho Gaúcho/@10Ronaldinho/Twitter)
Celebs and fans tweet support for Neymar
"#staystrongneymar" (Ronaldinho Gaúcho/@10Ronaldinho/Twitter)
"Neymar, i am unhappy. get well soon." (Mesut Ozil/@MesutOzil1088/Twitter)
Celebs and fans tweet support for Neymar
"Neymar, i am unhappy. get well soon." (Mesut Ozil/@MesutOzil1088/Twitter)
FORTALEZA, BRAZIL - JULY 04: Brazil football fan stay outside Sao Carlos Hospital where superstar striker Neymar was treated after being injured during the quarter-final football match between Brazil and Colombia at the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014. Brazil star Neymar was ruled out of the World Cup after that with a back injury, team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said. Lasmar told reporters Neymar suffered a fracture in the third verterbra of his back during Brazil's bruising 2-1 quarter-final victory over Colombia. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
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FORTALEZA, BRAZIL - JULY 04: Brazil football fan stay outside Sao Carlos Hospital where superstar striker Neymar was treated after being injured during the quarter-final football match between Brazil and Colombia at the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014. Brazil star Neymar was ruled out of the World Cup after that with a back injury, team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said. Lasmar told reporters Neymar suffered a fracture in the third verterbra of his back during Brazil's bruising 2-1 quarter-final victory over Colombia. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
FORTALEZA, BRAZIL - JULY 04: Brazil football fans sit outside Sao Carlos Hospital where superstar striker Neymar was treated after being injured during the quarter-final football match between Brazil and Colombia at the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014. Brazil star Neymar was ruled out of the World Cup after that with a back injury, team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said. Lasmar told reporters Neymar suffered a fracture in the third verterbra of his back during Brazil's bruising 2-1 quarter-final victory over Colombia. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
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FORTALEZA, BRAZIL - JULY 04: Brazil football fans sit outside Sao Carlos Hospital where superstar striker Neymar was treated after being injured during the quarter-final football match between Brazil and Colombia at the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014. Brazil star Neymar was ruled out of the World Cup after that with a back injury, team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said. Lasmar told reporters Neymar suffered a fracture in the third verterbra of his back during Brazil's bruising 2-1 quarter-final victory over Colombia. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
Fans of Argentina&#39;s national soccer team hold a banner with a message that reads in Spanish; &quot;Strength Neymar,&quot; 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&#39;s 2-1 quarterfinal win over Colombia. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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
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,&quot; Neymar. We are with you.&quot; before the 2014 World Cup quarter-finals between Argentina and Belgium at the Brasilia national stadium in Brasilia July 5, 2014. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler
A fan holds up a sign before the 2014 World Cup quarter-finals between Argentina and Belgium at the Brasilia national stadium
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 &#39;&quot;Strength Neymar, Brazil will win,&quot; 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&#39;s 2-1 quarterfinal win over Colombia. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
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
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)

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