Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior also popularly known as Neymar is a football player who plays for Brazil. He plays for the Brazil National Team and the French club Paris Saint-Germain as a forward. He made his professional debut at the age of 17 when he gained prominence at Santos.
He was named as the South American footballer of the year in 2011 & 2012 as well.
He became the world’s most expensive player when he entered Barcelona in the year 2017. He is the fourth-highest goalscorer for his national team with 53 goals in 83 matches for Brazil since the age of 18. He won the Golden Ball as a player of the tournament in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.
Neymar won the South American Youth Championship in 2011. He also won the Olympic silver medal in 2012 and FIFA Confederations Cup in 2013. He won the Olympic gold medal in 2016.
He also bagged the world Soccer young player of the year in 2011. Sports Pro declared him as the most marketable athlete in the world for the years 2012 and 2013. In 2016, he was sighted as the world’s fourth most famous athlete by ESPN.
He has been in a relationship with over 20 girls according to the rough statistics and reports. His last relationship was with Chloe Grace Moretz who is an American actress. Currently, it is believed that he is dating Bruna Marquezine. Carolina Nogueira Dantas is a Brazilian girl whom he dated back in 2010 and she also gave birth to a boy in 2011. He was only 19 years old when he became a father.
Neymar Age:28 years. Born on 5 February 1992
Neymar Education Qualifications:
School: Brazilian public school
Father: Neymar Santos, Sr. (Former footballer)
Mother: Nadine da Silva
Sister: Rafaella Beckran
- He was considered to be a short-tempered player when hai aggression was seen on the field while he was involved in chaos with Ceara.
- When the coach selected someone else for the penalty shoot against Gurani, Neymar had an argument with him and so he was suspended and then sacked.
- “The Brazilian ace turns scapegoat in a sport where everyone plays dirty”, these lines were written on the cover page of a Brazilian magazine featuring Neymar crucified on a cross which gained a lot of controversies.