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Date of Birth: 1992 , February-5
Birth Nation: Brazil
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Neymar Jr.
Birth Name Neymar da Silva Santos Junior
Nick Name Neymar
Father Neymar Santos Sr.
Mother Nadine da Silva
Nationality Brazilian
Birth Place/City Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paolo
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Footballer
Working For PSG
Net Worth €158.7 million
Salary €45 million per year
Famous for Football
Affair with Carolina Dantos and Bruna Marquezine
Girlfriend Carolina Dantos
Married No
Children Yes
Awards FIFA Puskas Award, FIFA World Cup Bronze Boot 2013, FIFA World Cup Dream Team 2014
Online Presence Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Sisters Rafaella Beckran

Quick Timeline of Neymar Jr

1992 Born in Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Palo, Brazil
2003 Joined Santos FC
2009 Made his professional debut against Oeste
2013 Signed contact with FC Barcelona
2013 Debut for FC Barcelona
2013 Made his La Liga debut
2010 Debut from senior Brazil national team

Detail Timeline of Neymar Jr

February 5 , 1992

Born in Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Palo, Brazil

Neymar Jr. was born in the early 1990s in Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Palo, Brazil. He was born as Neymar da Silva Santos Junior to his father Neymar Santos Sr and his mother Nadine da Silva and he has one sister named Rafaella Beckran


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

March 7 , 2009

Made his professional debut against Oeste

Neymar 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 won 2-1 against Oeste. He scored his first goal for the club against Mogi Mirim. 

May 27 , 2013

Signed contact with FC Barcelona

Neymar Jr. got in the eyes of FC Barcelona and was offered a contract by the club on May 24, 2013, which he signed on May 27, 2013. Both the clubs and Neymar has not exactly revealed about the transfer fee. 

July 30 , 2013

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.


Made his La Liga debut

Neymar Jr made his La Liga debut against Levante in 2013. He came as a substitute for Alexis 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

July 26 , 2010

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. 


Born on February 5, 1992, Neymar Jr is a professional footballer who currently plays in a forward position with Paris Saint-Germain and Brazilian national team. He currently holds the no. 10 jersey in PSG. He was born as Neymar da Silva Santos Junior to his parents Neymar Santos Sr. 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, at just 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 relationship in 2014. However, the PSG star has been having an on-off relationship with her. So, it's really hard for us to say if he is still with her or without her. 

The athlete's career began with his enrollment in the youth football team Portuguesa Santista in 1999 aged 7. From there he moved to the youth team of Santos FC in 2003 and stayed there until 2009

In 2009, he was promoted to the A league of Santos FC. There, he played 102 games in total scoring 54 goals in a span of 4 years. In 2013, Neymar was called up by the Spanish Giant Barcelona. There, he played a total of 123 games scoring 68 goals.

Recently in 2017, the star was transferred to PSG. His transfer to PSG has made him the highest paid footballer in the world. He plays in the PSG team alongside Edinson Cavani, Angel Di Maria, and former Barca player Dani Alves. Before his move to PSG, his national teammate Marcelo asked him to play for Real Madrid

Neymar Jr. just turned 26 and revealed his plan about future. 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. 

Presently, the Brazilian national is selected in the 23 man squad of the Brazil National Team for the 2018 World Cup Russia. He has been selected in the team alongside Willian, Filipe Luis, Thiago Silva, and Marcelo Vieira

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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. Currently, the PSG star earns as much as €45 million as an annual salary from PSG plus €11 million for signing bonus. He is currently worth €158.7 million

The French giant bought the player for an estimated transfer fee of €222 million. Neymar has signed a deal of as much as €45 million for five years which in full totals to €225 million when his contract ends. With this, Neymar has surpassed Tevez as the highest paid footballer who is currently making €36.03 million per year. 

Neymar highly active on his social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.