Neymar Jr. has made himself name and fame at merely the age of 26. Proving himself to be an exceptionally versatile forward and has been successful in making an impact on people.
|Real Name||Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior|
|Nick Name||Ney, Neymaravilha, Joia, Juninho|
|Date of Birth||5 February 1992(26Years)|
|Place of Birth||Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil|
|Ethnicity||Brazilian (African, Portuguese)|
|Hobbies||Wakeboarding, dancing, Poker, Video games and Piano|
|Father||Neymar Santos Sr.|
|Mother||Nadine da Silva|
|Children||Davi Lucca da Silva Santos|
Neymar Jr’s father was also a footballer who played for some of Brazil’s smaller and lesser-known teams. Jr. was born in Mogi Das Cruzes and moved to the beach town Sao Vicente in 1998.
As a kid, there were times when Neymar and his family would go without electricity and today he is one of the richest players in the sports.
He has a family of his own, he is currently dating model Bruna Marquezine and he has a son Davi Lucca with his ex-girlfriend Carolina Dantas. Neymar shares a great relationship with his father and has always tried to replicate for his son.
He has a sister Rafaella with whom he shares a special bond, so special that he decided to get his sister’s face inked on his right arm and Rafaella decided to have his eyes inside of her upper arm.
Neymar Jr. Net worth
The estimated net worth of the Brazilian star footballer comes up around $200M which lets him afford the lavish lifestyle. In 2017 he signed a 5-year contract with Paris Saint Germain worth $600M.
Neymar Jr. House
He recently purchased a lavish mansion worth almost $10M in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. The mansion has a tennis court, swimming pool, helipad, and gym. He also bought a three-bedroom yacht that cost him around $4.1M and also a $4.7M private jet in 2015.
Neymar Jr. Tattoos
There is no secret that Neymar loves to get inked, and recently he spoke about his tattoos. He said that his tattoos have a special meaning to him and each of them has a story.
Boldness and Joy- His motto, and his son’s birthday.
Life is a Joke, Rafaella’s face, Be part of my story, and stay strong.
Two hands praying, with Faith written underneath
The PSG Brazilian footballer is the world’s most expensive player and he has got a style that matches his vibe. He is a loyal fan of French fashion house Balmain. Except for the high-end expensive brands, his street fashion is simple and he likes to wear simple shirts with a perfect pair of jeans and a good pair of shoes. His is a sucker for hats and sunglasses.
When it comes to formal wear, he chooses his suits which are perfectly tailored and parts them with sneakers or loafers. Sometimes he opts for ripped pants, sunglasses, and hats.
Neymar is mostly spotted with Denims shirts, jackets with dark trainers. Being a sportsperson he owns a lot of hoodies and they are the easiest and comfortable wear. He adds his snapbacks, headphones, and sunglasses to complete his look.
If you want your outfit to shine like your personality add a bling just like him with a piece of jewelry like bracelets and rings or watches and necklace.
The best part of an outfit is shoes and he is often spotted with his football shoes but he has his own collaboration with Nike (Neymar x Air) which he wears. He is often spotted with boots and loafers depending upon his outfit choice.
Not only he has great taste in fashion but he has a great creativity skill as well when it comes to hairstyles.
Short Curls + temple fade
Faux Hawk+ fade
Wide Mohawk+ Blonde Streaks
Neymar Jr. Brands
He is a world-class footballer and his super expensive transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain worth £198 Million in 2017 brought him closer to the status of star players Ronaldo and Messi, and was ranked at number 5 on the Forbes List of World’s Highest Paid Athletes. Naturally with success comes with brand endorsements and Neymar has pretty a lot of those in his kitty.
The brands that he endorses include Nike, Gillette, Red Bull, Replay, TCL, Oppo, and lot more.
Neymar Jr. Career
He is currently one of the best and popular football player. He started playing as a street footballer but just like his father Neymar Santos Sr. who was a professional footballer, Neymar Jr. also had his eyes on playing football internationally.
His father helped him in taking the game critically so that he could play like a professional footballer. When he was 11, he joined the Brazilian club FC SANTOS.
He has the typical Brazilian footballer traits in him and owing to playing futsal in his childhood, he became renowned for his pace, fluid dribbling skill, great vision, chance creation, and his trademark feints.
He joined the Portuguese Santista Youth Club in 1999 and he soon became one of the best upcoming talents of the country.
At the mere age of 14, he traveled to Spain and joined Real Madrid youth team and during that time Real Madrid consisted of players like Ronaldo, Beckham, Robinho, Carlos, and Zidane.
He made his professional debut on 7 March 2009 and he played for the last thirty minutes and scored his first goal for Santos against Modi Mirim. His many individual honors with Santos included the South American Footballer of the Year title in 2011 and 2012.
In 2010, he was crowned champion of Paulista championship in São Paulo where he scored 14 gold and was chosen as the best player of the season. Soon, Neymar Jr. was compared to players like The Brazilian scooter Pelé and his idol Robinho.
Neymar Jr. Barcelona
Around 2013, he expressed his desire to play for clubs like Chelsea, Barcelona or Real Madrid. On May 2013, Santos announces that they had received two offers and soon after this Neymar signed his contract with Barcelona FC for five years.
Neymar joined the team after playing in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, his first debut for Barcelona was in the 2013-14 season against Levante. His first “El Clasico” against Real Madrid was on October 26, 2013, in which he scored a goal in 2-1 victory.
Neymar made his international debut in August 2010 in the national team, Brazil against the US team, Two months earlier he participated in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
Dunga, the head coach of the Brazilian national team fell like he was too young for the competition whereas the legendary former Brazillian player Pele and Romário personally agitated for Neymar.
In 2013, Brazil lost to the Spaniards at the Confederations Cups but Neymar was named as the best player of the tournament.
He made himself a household name by scoring the winning goals for Brazil’s Olympic soccer team in 2016 on his home field in Rio, helping Brazil win its first ever Olympic gold medal.
Style of Play
He primarily plays as either a forward, winger or occasionally as an attacking midfielder and has been described as “a true phenomenon”. Neymar due o his energy pace and playmaking skills often plays as a left-sided forward for both the club and national team. His main traits are his creativity, vision, passing, finishing, dribbling, feints and techniques which are described as electric and explosive.
Neymar Awards and Records
* Campeonato Paulista: 2010, 2011, 2012
*Copa do Brasil: 2010
* Recopa Sudamericana:2012
*Copa del Rey
*Supercopa de Espana:2013
*UEFA Champions league: 2014-15
* UEFA Super Cup : 2015
*South American Youth Championship:2011
*Superclásico de las Américas:2011, 2012, 2014
*Olympic Silver Medal: 2012
*FIFA Confederations Cup: 2013
Coupe De France (2017)-(2018)
Coupe De La Ligue (2017)-(2018)
*Young Player of the Year:2011
*Samba Gold: 2014
*Golden Year Award:2012
3 August 2017, Barcelona announced that his representatives have paid $263M to the Barcelona Club and transferred to Paris Saint-Germain. This was seen as the player’s opportunity to step out from Messi’s shadow and become the best in the world. His transfer changed the market for everyone and suddenly nothing seemed impossible.
Neymar Jr. Social Media
Neymar also has a devoted fan base and is extremely popular on social media with 40.2M Twitter followers, 95.3M followers on Instagram and 60M followers on Facebook. He also has a smartphone app called Neymar Jr. Experience.