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Neymar

Footballer
Male
Born Feb 6, 1992
Age 22
Hometown S%C3%A3o Paulo
Team Real Madrid FC + ...
Position Forward

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, commonly known simply as Neymar, is a Brazilian footballer who plays in the Brasileirão Série A for Santos and the Brazilian national football 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 previous coming third in 2010.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Neymar.

CHILDHOOD

In 1992, Neymar moved with his family to São Vicente, then, in 2003, they moved to Santos, where Neymar joined Santos FC. … Read More

TEENAGE

2003 11 Years Old Neymar began playing football at an early age and he was soon spotted by Santos FC, who offered him a contract in 2003, where he was inducted into their youth academy, which has, in the past, produced Brazilian internationals like Bruno Coutinho Martins, Clodoaldo, Diego Walsh, Elano and Alex. … Read More
…  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.
He 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 11th title in this competition.

TWENTIES

In 2012, SportsPro magazine rated Neymar as the most marketable athlete in the world. … Read More
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