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Neymar Net worth and Biography (2021)

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What is Neymar’s net worth today?

Net Worth:$200 Million
Age:28
Born:February 5, 1992
Country of Origin:Brazil
Source of Wealth:Professional Soccer Player
Last Updated:2021

As of 2021, Neymar Jr.’s net worth is approximately $200 million.

Neymar Jr.’s Net Worth and Biography – Introduction

Neymar da Silva Santos is a Brazilian football star who currently plays for the french outfits – Paris st. Germain.

He was born on the 5th of February, 1992 in Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo, Brazil to Nadine da Silva and Neymar Santos senior.

However, as a typical Brazilian, he started playing football on the streets before rising to fame.

Personal Life

Neymar’s father is a retired football player and currently serves as his agent.

He masterminded his (Neymar’s) move to PSG and currently advises him “for or against” some decisions.

Clearly, his family’s love for soccer lead him to have immense passion for the game.

He was very popular in street football and in little time, moved on to play for the youth teams of the Portuguesa Santista.

The Brazilian forward had a son – “Davi Lucca,” who was born on August 13, 2011; when he was previously in a relationship with Carolina Dantas.

More so, the playmaker shares a very close bond with his sister Rafaella.

Interestingly, both the siblings have tattoos on their body.

Neymar: Net worth and Biography – Professional Life

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At the age of 11, the forwarder joined the Santos football club.

He made his first senior team appearance at the age of 17.

After thriving in Santos FC, Spanish Giant – Barcelona football club, took notice of his exceptional soccer talent and signed him in 2013.

At Camp Nou, Neymar, Messi and Suarez formed a very deadly attacking trio.

Also known as “MSN,” they walloped an impressive 122 goals in 2014-2015 season – no attacking trio has ever done that in La Liga history.

They further created more chaos by breaking that record in the following campaign – scoring 131 goals between them.

Together, they won the La Liga twice in 2014-15 and 2015-16, three successive Copa Del Reys titles and the UEFA Champions League in 2014-15.

Just as the football star was enjoying a very good stint in Barcelona, PSG came with a tempting offer and successful hijacked him from Nou Camp to Parc de France.

The deal was worth an incredible €222 million (World record) albeit doing such in a controversial agreement.

According to Barcelona, Neymar breached few financial laws which include the non refund of contract renewal bonus as well as €8.5 million in damages coupled with 10% arrears.

In Paris, the attacking playmaker has captured the Ligue 1 title in 2017-18 and 2018-19, the Coupe de la Ligue 1 and the Coupe de France in the same year.

At the national level, the winger has contributed greatly to Brazil as they always progressed as far as the quarter final in World Cup tournament before being eliminated.

Also, he guided Brazil to the Confederations Cup in 2013.

The attacking footballer has also represented Brazil in various international competitions such as 2011 South American Youth Championship, two Summer Olympics (2012 and 2016), two World Cups (2014 and 2018), 2013 Confederations Cup and three Copa America tournaments (2011, 2015, and 2019).

According to Ronaldinho – a former dangerous soccer hero, Neymar has the skill and talent to become the best in the world.

As of 2021, Neymar Jr.’s net worth is approximately $200 million.

Net worth

Neymar’s net worth skyrocketed when he signed a new 5-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain.

That made him the highest-paid soccer player in the world.

Currently, he receives (arguably) the best base salary of $78 million.

Also, the soccer star garners an additional $20-40 million per year from bonuses and endorsements deals.

The football attacker has deals with popular sponsors likes of Nike, Panasonic, Volkswagen, Claro, Unilever and Santander among many others.

As of 2021, Neymar Jr.’s net worth is approximately $200 million.

Neymar: Net worth and Biography – Foundations and Charity

The Brazilian soccer player is also a devout Pentecostal Christian.

He is believed to donate 10% of his income to his church as tithes for charity work.

Additionally, every year, the forwarder organizes a charity match with fellow Brazilian footballer Nene.

Career Highlights

  • Bola de Ouro – 2011
  • World Soccer Young Player of the Year – 2011
  • FIFA Puskas award for the best goal of the year – 2011
  • SportsPro magazine most marketable athlete in the world – 2013
  • UEFA Champions League Top Goalscorer – 2015
  • Nickelodeon Brazil Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Athlete – 2015 & 2017
  • FIFA FIFPro World XI – 2017
  • Ligue 1 Player of the Year – 2018

Neymar: Net worth and Biography – Favorite Quotes from Neymar Jr

“This moment, which we are living right now will pass too. We have to enjoy, enjoy all that we can.” – Neymar

“There is no pressure when you are making a dream come true.” – Neymar

“The secret is to believe in your dreams; in your potential that you can be like your star, keep searching, keep believing and don’t lose faith in yourself.” – Neymar

“I was never motivated by money. I think above all else about the happiness of my family, regardless of money.” – Neymar

“When we lose, we don’t have to change everything but correct things by working hard.” – Neymar

Conclusion

Neymar is one of the most influential football star in the world.

He is exceptionally brilliant in field and has acquired a host of goals and assists to his name.

Many has already likened the star man to the likes of the great Ronaldinho, Pele and Ronaldo of Brazil.

With such a successful career, he is a success story of whom we all should learn from.

What do you think of him?

Can he become the greatest footballer of all time?

Let’s hear from you in the comments box.

Princewill Ubaha is an electrical engineer by profession, a content writer by perspiration, and an Akwa Ibomite by birth. He always believed that the habit of persistence is the habit of victory.

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