Interesting facts about Neymar

Interesting facts about Neymar

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior better known as Neymar is one of the most talented and popular Brazilian footballers of modern times. Considering his age he has performed impressively and gained a worldwide critical praise for his unique play style. He has represented his country in several international matches and has played in two world cup matches so far. Due to his remarkable performance, he has been included in many world famous football clubs like Barcelona, Santos and Paris Saint-Germain. He is currently in the Paris Saint-Germain club. The article will describe some of the Interesting facts about this footballer.

  • Not many people know but Neymar’s father is also a former footballer of Brazil and he acts as an advisor to his son for his matches.
  • He has achieved a lot of fame at a very young age and has scored many goals for his team. On his 20th birthday he scored his 100th professional goal in 2012. That year was very impressive and he finished it with his careers the best 43rd
  • Neymar has become a father at the age of just 19 years. The name of his son is Davi Lucca.Carolina Dantas, a former girlfriend of him is the mother of Lucca.
  • He is the only Brazilian athlete who has been featured on the cover of the world famous Time Magazine.
  • At a young age he has performed remarkably in his matches. He has been signed in many international football clubs and due to this he has earned a lot of money. Currently, he is the 4th richest footballer in the world right next to Ibrahimovic. He is also the third highest paid footballer in the world according to the 2018 Forbes magazine.
  • Barcelona is known to buy impressive players around the world at a lot of prices. Neymar was the ninth most expensive purchased player of this club. He was purchased at €57 million.
  • Neymar is also the most expensive purchase of Paris Saint-Germain. He was purchased at $263 million in 2017 by this club.
  • SportsPro magazine termed Neymar as the most marketable player in 2012 and 2013. In that list, he is an even ahead of Messi, Ronaldo and Usain Bolt. He has sponsored by many brands and it has also been reported that the sales had increased after Neymar becoming the brand ambassador of those brands. He is the model and ambassador of products like Castrol, Police sunglasses and L’Oreal.
  • This amazing footballer had also been featured in the cover of the famous football video game Pro Evolution Soccer and Cristiano Ronaldo was also along with him.
  • The Guardian ranked him as the 6th best player in the world in December 2013.
  • He has been critically praised by media, fans as well as veteran footballers like Pelé and Ronaldinho. His speed and dribbling styles is very much praised by the sports experts.
  • Neymar considers Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Andreas Iniesta and Xavi as his footballer idols. He has got inspiration from these footballers. He learned a lot from these footballers also.
  • He has made several surprises stage appearances in many music concerts and stage shows in Brazil.
  • He has appeared in many music videos and recently he also acted in a hit English movie XXX: Return of Xander Cage along with Vin Diesel.
  • Due to his contributions as a footballer, he was awarded the Golden Ball during the Confederations Cup.
  • Neymar has been associated with a lot of charity works. He plays and organizes a charity match with his fellow player Nenê in Jundiaí every year. The main objective of this match is to rise a funding for food for the needy families residing there. He donates if 10% salary to the church every year and considers Kaká as his religious model.

Fans who wants to meet him can book an appointment by calling at Neymar contact number. If you wants to share your best wishes with him, drop an email at Neymar official email id.

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