Quick Facts Of Neymar Jr
Celebrated Name Neymar Jr Age 27 Years Nick Name Neymar Birth Name Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior Birth Date 1992-02-05 Gender Male Profession Footballer Birth Nation Brazil Place Of Birth Mogi das Cruzes Nationality Brazilian Horoscope Aquarius Father Neymar Santos Sr. Mother Nadine Santos Ethnicity White Height 5 Feet 9 Inch Weight 68 kg Net Worth $75 million Salary $8.8 million Spouse Carolina Dantos Religion Christian Eye Color Brown Hair Color Brown Current Team Brazil National Team, FC Barcelona Shirt Number 11 Position Forward Home Town Santos Links Wikipedia Facebook Twitter Instagram Website
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, one of the famous professional football player is popularly named as Neymar Jr. who plays for French club Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil National Team. He is well known Brazilian celebrity. He is famous for contribution to professional life. He is best at forward position. Currently, he is playing in Paris Saint-Germain. He had played for Santos, Barcelona and many other clubs. He is both right and left foot player. His Shirt number is 10 for both Paris Saint-Germain F.C and Brazil national football team. Thiago silva is one of his best teammates. He had represented himself in Russia for the World Cup 2018 as a part of the national team by showing his talent to all.
Early Life of Neymar
Passionate and enthusiastic player, Neymar was born on 5th February 1992. He was born and raised in Mogi das Cruzes, a city of Brazil. He is the son of Neymar Santos Sr. and Nadine Santos, his father and mother. His father was a football player in the past. His mother was a housewife. He also has a younger sister named Rafaella. His nationality is Brazilian. His astrological sign is Aquarius. His religion is Christian. At the small age, he began his career with football.
Body Features of Neymar
Neymar has got a great personality. Talking about his body, his height is 175 cm. His weight is of 68 Kg. His eye color is Hazel and hair color is Dark Brown. He has a balanced body with good health. He has an attractive body figure. His sexual orientation is straight. His smiling face and charming personality have helped him to gain the attention of all the viewers. His chest size is 38 in, biceps size is 13.5 in and waist size is 32 in.
Early Career of Neymar
- In the year 2003, he was offered a contract by Santos FC due to his brilliant performance. In this club, he played very well and met the famous player.
- At the age of just 14, he shifted to Spain to join Real Madril Youth Team.
- On 7th March 2009 he made his professional debut when he was only 17 and scored a goal against Mogi Mirim after a week of his team debut.
- His first season ends with 48 games with 14 goal kicks.
- He appeared in 19 matches with 14 goals following the 2010 Campeonato Paulista. Due to this, he was awarded for best player and the club was also crowned.
- His 2010 season end with 42 goal kicks in 60 matches.
- Neymar came third for the 2010 South American Footballer of the Year in December 2010 which was his great achievement at the age of just 18.
- He also won the 2011 FIFA Puskas Award for scoring a solo goal against Flamengo. He won the 2011 South American Footballer of the Year award for the first time on 31st December 2011.
- Neymar finished the 2012 season, achieving the award of Golden Ball.
- On 19th January 2013, he began 2013 Campeonato Paulisto where he netted the goal twice against Sao Bernardo.
- On 3rd June 2013, he signed with Barcelona for 5 year deal with a transfer fee of €57.1 million and join the team after playing in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.
- He made his first team debut on the opening of La Liga 2013-2014 season against Levante.
- He scored his first goal on 21st August against Atletico Madrid.
- Because of his mumps, Neymar was expected to miss the 2015 UEFA Super Cup and the 2015 Supercopa de Espana.
- Neymar scored a late goal in Barcelona’s winning score of 2–0 over Sevilla in the 2016 Copa del Rey Final at the Vicente Calderon on 22nd May 2016.
- He was the protagonist of the 6–1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the 2016–2017 UEFA Champions League round of 16.
- Later, Neymar joined French club Paris Saint-Germain on a contract which would run until 2022.
International Career of Neymar
- He had represented himself in his national country, Brazil in both senior as well as junior levels in many tournaments.
- Neymar was selected in the Brazil senior team for a friendly match against the United States on 26th July 2010.
- On 10th August, he made his debut with the national team.
- Neymar was the leading goal scorer of the 2011 South American Youth Championship with 9 goals.
- He also took part at the 2011 Copa America in Argentina.
- Neymar was selected for the squad of the Brazil Olympic football team on 11th May 2012.
- He was also selected in Brazil’s Squad for 2013 Confederation Cup.
- Neymar was named to participate with Team Brazil in the 2014 FIFA World Cup on 2nd June.
- His name was also enlisted in 2015 Copa America.
- His name was also enlisted in the squad of Brazil national team in this World cup 2018 Russia. He had played in the World cup 2018. He is the active player in this World cup.
Personal Life of Neymar
Neymar is a married man. He also has a son named Davi Lucca with his former girlfriend Carolina Dantas. The couple married in the year 2010. They spent some blissful time together and got separated. After that, he had an encounter with many girls. Some of them are Barbara Evans, Nicole Bahls, Carol Abranches and many more. In November 2017, singer Demi Lovato and TV host Layla Anna-Lee were seen on a dinner date with Neymar which sparked dating rumor.
The net worth of Neymar is estimated to have $90 million in 2017 with all of his properties and incomes. He is receiving an annual salary of 36.8 million euro from his present club. This excellent player makes good money from his work. He is satisfied with his earning.
Did You Know?
- Neymar became the first Brazilian athlete to grace the cover of Time with his appearance on the March 4, 2013 issue.
- 2010 Copa do Brasil tournament, where he scored 11 goals in the tournament.