Neymar became the most expensive transfer in football after French champions Paris Saint-Germain signed him from FC Barcelona for a fee of €222 million. He won a Champions League and two La Liga titles with Barcelona and then won three consecutive Ligue 1 titles with his current team. However, since joining PSG, he has been injury-prone and has spent almost half of his stay on the sidelines. His injuries have also affected his international career as he was injured in the friendly game ahead of 2019 Copa America, which the Brazilians went on to win.
Neymar is touted as one of the most talented players of this generation but is often called unlucky for being in the same era as of Ronaldo and Messi. The 28-year-old forward currently plies his trade with French champions Paris Saint-Germain. He is a right-footed player and likes to play as a left-winger but is equally comfortable to take the offensive midfielder role. He helped his national team win 2016 Olympics Gold Medal in football and the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup. The heartthrob of many fans, Neymar has a son.
Neymar started his youth and professional career at Santos and helped them win three Campeonato Paulista and one Copa Libertadores. After interests from a lot of European clubs, Neymar decided to join FC Barcelona in 2013. He spent four seasons at Camp Nou and was a part of the formidable ‘MSN’ trio along with Messi and Suarez. He won the treble with Barcelona in 2015 and was a phenomenal presence for the club for four seasons. However, he decided to join French champions PSG and has been with them since 2017.
Neymar has been inking sponsorship deals since the age of 17. Currently, he has sponsorship deals with the likes of Nike, Panasonic, Volkswagen, Claro. In 2013, Neymar was even named the most marketable footballer by SportsPro magazine, ahead of the likes of Messi and Ronaldo. His net worth until now is estimated to be $185 million. He also earns €36.8 million a year from salary at PSG. He also made $25 million from endorsements this year. The 28-year-old Brazilian is also among the highest-earning celebrities from social media. He earns almost £425,000 per sponsored post on Instagram.
Nike, Beats Electronics, DAZN, Electronic Arts, Gillette, MasterCard, Red Bull, TCL, Panasonic, Volkswagen, Claro, Unilever, Santander, Tenys Pé Baruel, Lupo, Ambev.
Cars, Private Jets & Helicopter:
Neymar owns two Private Jets, bought for $4 million and $5 million respectively. He also owns a helicopter bought in 2013 for $4 million. Neymar’s car collections include – Lamborghini Veneno, Lykan Hypersport, Aston Martin Vulcan, Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita, Ferrari 458 Italia, Mercedes AMG, Audi R8 Spyder, Maserati Mc12, Porsche Panamera Turbo, Volkswagen Touareg V8 FSI, Volvo XC 60, Audi Q5, Audi RS7 Sportsback among others.
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