Player Of The Day: Neymar Jr.



Name: Neymar da Silva Santos Jr.

DOB:February 5,1992.

Place Of Birth: Mogi da Cruzes,Sao Paulo,Brazil.

Age: 27.

Profession: Soccer Player.

Position: Forward.

Active Date:2003-present.

Current Club: Paris Saint-Germain.

Previous Club: FC Barcelona.

Net Worth: $185 million

Our player of interest today is the Brazilian soccer maestro,Neymar. Born on the 6th of February,1992 in Mogi das Cruzes,Sao Paulo,in to the duo of Neymar Santos Sr. And Nadine Da Silva,Neymar Jr. had shown flair and interest for the round leather game at a very age.Eventually,just as his father,he would tow this path of greatness.

He kick-started his soccer career at the Santos Youth Academy in 2003,at the tender age of 11.later on,Neymar Jr would move over to Spain at the age of 14 to play for the Real Madrid youth team. This was a period where football wonders such as Zinedine Zidane,Roberto Carlos,Luis Figo,etc held the football world at the jugular.The experience would later shape him into the phenomenon he is today.

At a later age of 17,he would feature for the Santos football club in Brazil, where he eventually won the league’s Best Young Player award with a total of 14 goals scored in a debut season.This was in 2009.He would eventually blossom into a full blown star when he help the club secure the League title and the Copa do Brasil along with other personal awards and silverware in 2010.His eventual rise to continental stardom arrived when he helped FC Santos secure its first Copa Libertadores Championship in 48yrs. Indeed,he was now ripe for the world.

His quest in Europe since the year 2013 till date,has helped secure him a spot, within the cannon books of soccer.From a memorable time with FC Barcelona which saw lots of silverware and awards. Neymar Jr. Currently plies his trade with French soccer juggernaut Paris Saint-Germain where he has also clinched titles and accolades.

Neymar would be hoping to get his 100th international cap for Brazil today 10th of October,2019,as they face the Teranga Lions of Senegal in a fierce international friendlies,hosted by Brazil and to be played in Singapore.

Neymar Jr. Is indeed,a force to be reckoned with in global football affairs and would forever remain a pivotal point in contemporary Brazilian soccer history.


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