Neymar

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Neymar Quick Look
Profession Footballer
Position Forward
Date of Birth February 5, 1992
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Birth Place Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Neymar during a football match
Neymar during a football match (Alex Fau / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is a professional footballer from Brazil who represents his national side Brazil in football. He is one of the best players in the entire world.

  • Neymar’s height is considered as 5 ft 9 in or 175 cm.
  • Neymar wears shirt number #10 while playing for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain.
  • At 17, he made his professional football debut while playing at Santos.
  • He was South American Footballer of the Year in 2011 and 2012.
  • From 2013 to 2017, he played for Barcelona. He was a part of Barcelona’s attacking trio which also included Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez.
  • For €222 million euros, he got transferred to the Paris Saint-Germain club in 2017. The deal made him the most expensive player ever at the time.
  • In 2017, Neymar was included in TIME magazine’s list of 100 most influential people in the world.
  • As per Forbes, he was the 3rd highest-paid athlete in the world in 2019 whereas, in 2020, he was the 4th highest-paid.
  • Futsal (indoor football) had a big influence on him while growing up.
  • His dad Neymar Santos Sr. was previously a footballer.
  • He appeared in a rap music video “País do Futebol” by MC Guimê in 2013.

Featured Image by Кирилл Венедиктов / Soccer.ru / CC BY-SA 3.0

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