Neymar Jr., born in Rio de Janeiro state the son of Neymar in Brazil. He is currently a promising right back for Internacional side Sporting Lisbon. Neymar’s father, a well-known politician, was very instrumental in Neymar’s early playing career. Neymar made his first start at the age of six and impressed the then Sporting Lisbon coach Rui Vitoria. Vitoria then made Neymar the youngest ever picked in the Brazilian national team and he became a regular for the first team as soon as he recovered from an ankle injury.
Neymar first started out at a modest club called Santos, where he quickly earned a reputation for his endurance and strength. He then transferred to FC Barcelona, where he spent a few years with the B team where he also impressed the likes of Pep Guardiola, Frank Lampard and John Terry. In the last two years, Neymar has established himself as one of the world’s best right backs and has also been nominated for the Spanish title three times.
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||February 5, 1992|
- Chest – 38 in or 96.5 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 13.5 in or 34 cm
- Waist – 32 in or 81 cm
Neymar’s impressive international career has caught the eye of the entire world and he is now enjoying a well-deserved reputation as one of the finest right backs in the game. Neymar’s influential performances for Brazil have seen him earn a call up to the national team set up where he has impressed the selectors and won four consecutive matches at the Olympic Gold medal games. Neymar’s impressive performance earned him a place in the line up for the Brazil squad that will face Germany in the semifinals. Neymar is in excellent form at the moment, having tasted success in both the league matches and the semi finals. Neymar has shown great promise and with the added experience of playing in his own country and in big international tournaments, he is confident of lifting the gold medal at the upcoming Olympics.
Neymar impressed fans all over the world with his excellent performance in the Copa America final against Argentina, where he scored twice to help Brazil to lift the trophy. Neymar captained the side and was voted the best player by the media following the match. Neymar has also made a deep impact on the footballing public with his goalscoring prowess, assists and dribbling skills. Neymar has become the benchmark for all Brazilian football players since he broke into the national team and became the first ever player from the country to score a century in the game.
Neymar is now regarded as the number 10 player in the world and is one of the leading contenders for the position of the Pichola golfer or the top goalscorer in the game. Neymar’s double against Argentina in the Copa America final put him in a dream position to be considered as the greatest player in Brazil’s history. Neymar has always been rated as one of the best technicians in the world and has formed a great partnership with fellow right back EDGER Ceballos during their spell at Barcelona. Both players have made great improvements since joining the Catalans last season and Neymar recently said that he feels happy with the progress he has made.
Neymar’s transfer from Brazil to Barcelona has been a huge success and he has instantly become a hot favourite at the Nou Camp. Neymar, along with Cesc Fabregues, has brought a new sense of pace and energy to a Barcelona side that had become predictable over the years. Neymar’s hat trick against PSG in the summer was a major boost to Neymar’s confidence, which he then exploited in his side’s 3-1 win over Arsenal in the Champions League final. Neymar is now considered one of the best right wingers in the world and many experts are tipping Neymar to be the next Pele in terms of popularity in the sport. With Real Madrid following up on their recent threat to sign Neymar this summer, the Brazilian seems set to be a much-fought favourite for the Spain position.