Everything you need to know about Neymar, one of the best players in the world.
Neymar was born on February 5, 1992 in Mogi das Cruzes in the state They are Paulo born in Brazil. He started playing football at a young age and was accepted into Santos FC youth academy at the age of eleven.
He made his professional debut for Santos in 2009 at the age of 17 and quickly established himself as one of the most promising young talents in Brazilian football. He helped Santos win the Copa do Brasil in 2010 and the Copa Libertadores in 2011, scoring crucial goals in both tournaments.
In 2011, Neymar made his debut for the Brazil national team and quickly became one of the team’s most important players. He helped the team win the 2013 Confederations Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics gold medal. Neymar’s performances for Santos and Brazil caught the attention of top European clubs, eventually leading him to join FC Barcelona in 2013.
There he formed a deadly attacking trio with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez, winning multiple domestic and international titles including the 2015 Champions League.
In 2017, Neymar joined Paris Saint-Germain for a record €222m, making him the most expensive player in football history. He continues to be a prolific goalscorer and creative mind in attack for both PSG and Brazil national team, and he remains one of the most popular and well-known footballers in the world.
But what are the 13 things you absolutely need to know about the attacker?