Neymar’s full name is Neymar da Silva Santos, Jr. He was born on February 5, 1992, in Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil. He is a footballer, and he is one of the most creative scorers of his country’s football history. From a young age, Neymar started to play football in Sao Vicente. His father was a professional football player and guided him throughout his career. Neymar is 5 foot 9 inches, which is 1.75 meters. He is confident when he plays on the field and has good control over his body, quick reflexes with ferocious speed.
Santos Was The Only Club Of Neymar
Santos was the only home of Neymar until Barcelona. He has shown his amazing football skills. At the age of 21, he joined Santos in the year 2003. He was in Santos until he got a big opportunity. You will also get to see some emotional moments of this athlete when he played his last game in that club. It was the first time that Neymar wore a foreign Jersey in Barcelona, Spain. This fact is not known to many of us until now.
Do You Neymar Is A Father?
Yes, you read it right. When Lionel Messi became a father, the whole football world stood. But many of us are not aware of the fact that he became a father a few years earlier to Messi. Just at the age of 19, he welcomed his son Davi Lucas to the world. After coming to Barcelona, both the father and the son have fitted well. We often get to see both of them. It is perhaps an unknown truth about Neymar.
Did You Know His 20th Birthday Scored 100th Professional Goal?
February 5, 2012, was a very lucky day for him as along with his 20th birthday as he scored his 100th professional goal. We remember this goal as it was against the Palmeiras that was in his traditional way. Can you think of any player to score a 100th professional goal on his 20th birthday? Isn’t that an interesting fact about this athlete.
Neymar Was On The Cover Page Of The TIME Magazine
It is hard to believe that Neymar Jr. was the only Brazilian athlete who got the chance to get featured in the very known TIME Magazine. It is an interesting fact about Neymar. As there are many people of the Brazilians that are not even athlete can easily get featured in the cover of TIME Magazine.
Do You Know That Neymar Is The 7th Richest Footballer In The World?
Though Neymar is still is young, his name comes under the list of the richest football player in the world. In the year 2012, his name got listed as the 7th richest football player in the world. Though in that list, you also get to see the names of Messi and Ronaldo. But don’t you think that it is amazing to see the name of a young football player under the list of the richest football player. Just at the age of 21, he got so much fame.