Neymar has been replaced as captain of the Brazil team for next month's Copa America CBF has said.

Copa America will be played from June 14, 2019 to July 7, 2019 with hosts Brazil, who have not won the title since 2007, taking on Bolivia in the opening match in Sao Paulo before facing Venezuela and Peru.

The coach Tite had named Neymar permanent captain a few months after Brazil's World Cup quarter-final exit at the hands of Belgium last year but has been under clot to replace the 27-year-old due to his vengeful issues.

Neymar was banned for three matches by the French football authorities earlier this running month for Impacting a fan after PSG's French Cup final loss to Stade Rennes and was also reportedly inlaid in a decoration fracas with his PSG teammates.