Neymar da Silva Junior, also known as Neymar in Brazil, is a professional footballer who plays for Paris Saint Germain. He is currently the most expensive footballer in the world. He is just 25 years old and has won numerous awards for his teams. Let’s take an in-depth look at Neymar’s journey and the impact that he has made on football’s world.
At 17 years old, Neymar made his professional debut at Santos. He quickly gained media attention. His club won 4 titles, including Santos’ first ever continental championship since 1963. He was also named twice South American Footballer-of-the Year in 2011 and 2012. He was soon relocated to Barcelona, where he played alongside Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi to create one of the most deadly trios of football history. He won the La Liga, Copa del Rey, and UEFA Champions League continental treble in Barcelona. He continued the feat with a domestic double, and was third in the FIFA Ballon d’Or for 2015.
He was a star at his clubs, but he was also a formidable player in the International Brazil team. Since his debut in international soccer at age 18, Neymar has scored 52 goals in 77 matches. He is now the fourth highest goal scorer for his country’s national team. Neymar won the South American Youth Championship in 2011 and the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013, where he was awarded a Golden Ball for his performance as the tournament’s player of the year. He also led the national team to their first Olympic Gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
If you have been a PSG fan for years, you should get some Neymar merchandise. This is to celebrate the signing of Neymar to the club. He was bought by PSG in 2017’s summer transfer window, at a staggering EUR 222 million. Neymar is now part of the PSG team and will be eager to face any challenge. You can support your favorite player by purchasing the Nike Paris Saint Germain Home Jersey at Sun & Sand Sports’ website.
The Nike Mercurial VI Neymar Firm Ground Football Shoe has a textured upper that allows for improved ball control.
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