Neymar to play at Rio Olympics and miss Copa America

Neymar has scored 22 goals in 30 league games for Barcelona so far this season

Neymar will not play for Brazil at the Copa America but will be available for the Rio Olympics, according to the striker's club Barcelona.

The Copa America takes place in the United States in June, while the Games will take place in August.

Clubs do not have to release players for the Olympics but have to for the Copa America.

Barcelona expressed their "gratitude to the Brazilian Football Confederation" for "accepting the club's proposal".

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