Neymar da Silva Santos Junior
|Date of Birth||
February 5, 1992
Brazil, Brazil U17, Brazil U20, Brazil U23, Barcelona, Santos, Paris Saint-Germain, Portuguese Santista
Neymar is a Brazilian footballer, who plays for the Brazil national team and currently represents the Paris Saint-Germain French club as a forward. He is a top-rated footballer of recent times and considered one of the greatest players of all time around the world.
He started playing football from a very early age and got instructed by his father, who was also a former footballer. After completing his primary training, Neymar moved to Sao Vicente with his family and began to play from Portuguesa Santista club professionally. He started his club career with the Santos club and got affiliated with the youth academy of that club for improving his skill more vigilantly.
His undeniable talent soon led him into the international field and he made his professional senior debut in 2009, at the age of 17 only. He initially played as either a central striker or second striker with the perfect dribbling skills.
Neymar Jr. is noted for his finishing skills, pace, feints, passing techniques, and ability to play both feet. His unmatchable energy and inelegant playing tricks reward him with several prestigious names in the pitch, like electric, explosive, etc. Christian by religion Neymar is a total devotee to his faith of God and often seen wearing a band on his head with some spiritual names of quotes. Apart from being a skilled footballer, Neymar is a renowned charity-worker and very fond of pop music for his free time.
(as Compiled by Madhushree Das Ghosh)(Profile Image from Facebook)
Debut (International): For Brazil in U-17 World Cup, 24th August, 2009
Debut Club Level: For Santos in Serie A, 7th March 2009
Current Club: Paris Saint-Germain
Club Level Career:
He has scored 292 goals in 467 matches in 10 years of Club Career (last updated on June 18, 2019).
He has scored 60 goals in 97 matches in 10 years of international Career (last updated on June 18, 2019). This included “3” hat-tricks
|Achievements/Records Associated With||
Top-scorer in Copa do Brazil 2010