Neymar Jr Biography
Born on February 5, 1992, Neymar Jr is a professional footballer who currently plays in a forward position with FC Barcelona and Brazil national team. He currently holds the no. 11 jersey in Barcelona. He was born as Neymar da Silva Santos Junior to his parents Neymar Santos, Str. and Nadine da Silva in Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo. He belongs to mixed ethnicity and his nationality is Brazilian.
Neymar Jr. is a young and talented Brazilain footballer, he is just in his twenty's and is not married yet. Neymar Jr became a father, just at the age of 19. He has a son named Davi Lucca da Silva Santos from his former girlfriend Carolina Dantos. He was also in a relationship with Bruna Marquezine, a Brazilain model in 2012, but they ended their relation in 2014.
Neymar Jr. has . He revealed his plans in an interview with Red Bull, where he said he wants to continue to play for Brazil and set many new records from Brazil, also adding he is working hard to win 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Neymar Jr has earned a lot from his football career. In 2016, his net worth was estimated to be $75 million, with an annual salary to be around $8.8 million.
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Born in Nogi das Cruzes, Sao Palo, Brazil
Neymar Jr. was born in the early 1990s in Nogi das Cruzes, Sao Palo, Brazil. He was born as Neymar da Silva Santos Junior to his father Neymar Santos Str and his mother Nadine da Silva and he has one sister named Rafaella Beckran.Edit
Joined Santos FC
Neymar Jr began playing football from his early age. In 2003, he was spotted by Santos FC and they liked the talent of the boy and offered him a contract. After he joined wth them, he was first introduced in their youth academy, which has produced players like Clodoaldo, Coutinho, Diego, Alex and Elano.Edit
Made his professional debut against Oeste
Ney mar Jr. made his professional debut from the club Santos FC on March 7, 2009, where he played against Oeste. He was introduced in the last thirty minute of the game and they win 2-1 against Oeste. He scored his first goal for the club against Mogi Mirim.Edit
Debut from senior Brazil national team
Neymar Jr. made his debut for the senior Brazil side on 26 July 2010. He was selected by the coach Mano Menezes and he debuted in a friendly match with the United States. Since then he is playing with Brazil and currently is one of the major key players of Brazil national team.Edit
Signed contact with FC Barcelona
Neymar Jr. got in the eyes of FC Barcelona and he was offered a contract by the Barcelona on May 24, 2013, which he signed on May 27, 2013. Both the clubs and Neymar has not exactly revealed about the transfer fee. At first, he signed a five-year contract with FC Barcelona.Edit
Debut for FC Barcelona
Neymar Jr. made his debut from FC Barcelona on July 30, 2013, in a pre-season friendly against Lechia Gdansk. He was introduced in the match as a substitute and the game ended in 2-2. he scored his first goal against Thailand XI in 7-1 win.Edit
Made his La Liga debut
Neymar Jr made his La Liga debut against Levante in 2013. He came as a substitute for Alexie's Scanches in 63rd minute and game ended in a 7-0 win. Since then he is playing from FC Barcelona and wears the no. 11 jersey for FC Barcelona. He has been often compared with rivarly team player Gareth Bale.Edit