Although Neymar is most effective on the left flank, he can also play on the right wing as a striker or second striker. One of his generation’s top players, Neymar, is highly respected.
Neymar’s Early life:
On February 5, 1992, Neymar was born. His father, a former football player who became his coach, and as Neymar’s abilities grew, gave him the identity he has today. Regarding his father’s role, Neymar says: “Since I was a young child, my father has always supported me. He looks after my family and my cash.”
At 17, he made his debut on March 7, 2009. He had a remarkable first season, scoring 14 goals in 48 games, earning him the title of “Best Young Player.” In 2009, Neymar competed for Brazil’s U-17 squad in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup. On August 10, 2010, he played in a friendly match against England and made his debut for his country.
Achievements by Neymar:
Neymar received the title of “World Soccer Young Player of the Year” in 2011. He also received the “FIFA Puskas Award” for scoring the most challenging goal. For his performance at the 2013 FIFA Federations Cup, he was awarded the “Golden Ball.” He received the “La Liga Best World Player” honor following the 2014–15 campaign. Since he made his professional debut with Brazil’s “Santos” as a teenager, Neymar has consistently possessed exceptional potential. But his 39 goals in the 2014–15 season, which saw his side ‘Barcelona’ win the treble, represent his career high in football. In the “Champions League” He finished as the top scorer with ten goals.
Records held by Neymar:
In 134 games throughout his five-year tenure, Neymar scored 70 goals and provided 35 assists. He ended the 2012–13 season with a career-high total of 43 goals and scored the FIFA Goal of the Year. In the 68th minute of FC Barcelona’s 7-0 victory over Levante in the season opener, Neymar made his competitive FC Barcelona debut in the 2013–14 La Liga campaign. After being selected for the Brazil team to compete in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Neymar scored once in a 4-0 friendly victory over Panama on June 2. Neymar had 31 goals and 27 assists in 49 games during the 2014–15 season. He was a finalist for the FIFA Ballon d’Or and came in third place, trailing only Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Neymar led the squad as captain during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. When Neymar paid $200 million to transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain on August 3, 2017, the most expensive player in football history, he netted a hat-trick against Peru on October 13, 2020, in a Brazil-Peru World Cup qualifier that Brazil won 4-2.