Neymar Jr. Biography, Achievements, Career, and Stats

Neymar Jr Records, Information & Club performance

Brazilian professional footballer Neymar Jr. lived up to big expectations by winning four consecutive Player of the Year awards by age 21. Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior commonly known as Neymar. He was born on 5 February 1992 and Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for the Al Hilal and the Brazil national team.

This star player winning four straight Player of the Year awards while becoming the Brazilian can beat players, score, and produce moments of magic. In 2009, Neymar Jr was named the Player of the Tournament and he has been the top scorer in the Brazilian Cup with 11 goals. In the 2021 Copa América, Neymar was named the player of the tournament with Messi.

Neymar Jr Life, About, and Goals

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FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil Neymar Image

He started the English Premier League of the 2013-14 season with FC Barcelona. Neymar is the only Brazilian soccer player to have graced the cover of TIME magazine. He is the 9th most expensive purchase in the club’s history. In August 2017, Neymar moved from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, a transaction worth €222 million.

In his first season, Neymar played 41 matches and scored 15 goals. He had nine in La Liga, one in the Cup, four in the Champions League, and one in the Spanish Super Cup.

He is the only Brazilian soccer player to have graced the cover of TIME magazine. Neymar scored his 100th professional goal on his 20th birthday in 2012 and finished the year with a career-best total of 43. In 2018, France Football ranked Neymar the world’s 3rd highest-paid footballer and highest-paid athlete.

On 2 April 2017, Neymar scored his 100th goal for Barcelona. He will become the best player in the world in the coming 2 or 3 seasons. The salary of the player will be worth $74 million over five years. He has been most won the most marketable athlete in the world in 2012-13.

Neymar Jr Records, Information & Club performance

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Clubs played for


1999–2003 Portuguesa Santista
2003–2009 Santos (Youth)
2009–2013 Santos (Senior)
2013–2017 Barcelona
2017-2023 Paris Saint-Germain
2023-current Al Hilal
National Team
N/A Santos
2009 Brazil U17
2011 Brazil U20
2012–2016 Brazil U23
2010-current Brazil

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Goals Scored Club Side
Santos 225(136)
Barcelona 186(105)
Paris Saint-Germain 173(118)
Al Hilal 4(0)
Goals Scored National Side
U17 Brazil 3(1)
U20 Brazil 7(9)
U23 Brazil 14(8)
Brazil 126(79)
Career Achievements of Neymar Jr
FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Ball 2013
FIFA Confederations Cup Bronze Shoe 2013
FIFA Confederations Cup Dream Team 2013
FIFA World Cup Bronze Boot 2014
FIFA World Cup Dream Team 2014
Samba Gold 2014, 2015, 2017, 2020
La Liga’s Best World Player 2014-15
UEFA Team of the Year 2015
IFFHS World’s Best Playmaker Bronze award 2017
La Liga’s Best World Player 2014-15