Footballer Neymar Full Name: Neymar [Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior]


Profession: Footballer
Why Famous: Forward/winger for FC Barcelona. Known for his acceleration, dribbling skills, finishing and ability with both feet.

His playing style has earned him critical acclaim, with fans, media and former players drawing comparison to former Brazil forward Pelé.

Born: February 5, 1992 (26 years old)
Birthplace: Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo, Brazil

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius

Historical Events in the Life of Neymar

  • 2009-03-07 Despite only being 17 years old, Brazilian soccer star Neymar makes his professional debut for Santos
  • 2017-08-03 Brazilian soccer forward Neymar transfers from FC Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain for a world-record transfer fee of €222 on a 5-year deal

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