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Neymar

Footballer
Male
Born Feb 6, 1992
Age 23
Hometown S%C3%A3o Paulo
Team Brazil national u...
Position Forward

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is a Brazilian footballer who plays in the Brasileirão Série A for Santos and the Brazilian national team, mainly as a forward. At the age of 19, Neymar won the 2011 South American Footballer of the Year award, by a record margin, after coming third in 2010. In 2011 Neymar received nominations for the FIFA Ballon d'Or, where he came 10th, and the FIFA Puskás Award, which he won.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Neymar.

CHILDHOOD

1992 Birth Born on February 5, 1992.

TEENAGE

Neymar joined Santos in 2003 and, after rising through the ranks, was promoted to their first team squad.
He made his debut for Santos in 2009 and was voted the Best Young Player of the 2009 Campeonato Paulista. … Read More
Neymar continued his ascendancy in 2010, and, on 15 April 2010, he scored five goals for Santos in an 8–1 rout of Guarani in the qualifying stages of the Brazilian Cup.
Neymar was the top scorer of the 2011 South American Youth Championship with nine goals, including two in the final, in the 6–0 win against Uruguay, helping Brazil to win their eleventh title in the competition.

TWENTIES

On 5 February 2012, when he turned 20, he scored his 100th goal as a professional football player, against Palmeiras in the Campeonato Paulista.
Neymar was selected as part of Luiz Felipe Scolari's Brazil squad for the 2013 Confederations Cup on home soil. … Read More
At the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Neymar scored four goals before he suffered a fractured vertebra in his spine in the quarter-finals and missed the rest of the tournament. … Read More
Neymar captained Brazil at the 2015 Copa América, but in the group stage was given a suspension which ruled him out for the entire tournament. … Read More
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