Neymar Net Worth
Who is Neymar?
NEYMAR is a renowned Brazilian soccer player by profession. With a professional career which started at an early age of 18, Neymar has a great no. of honors in his name. Dedication to his work makes him one of the most celebrated professional players on the list. Let’s get to know him more.
Neymar or Neymar Jr.’s full name is Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior and was born to Neymar Santos Sr. and Nadine Santos on February 5, 1992. His place of birth is Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil. With a height of 5 ft 9 in, he weighs 68 kg. Talking of siblings, Neymar has a sister named Rafaella Beckran.
The love affairs of the famous soccer player are quite a list. While dating Carolina Dantos at the age of 19, he became the father of a baby boy and in the years that followed he dated several other girls. Bruna Marquezine (Brazilian actress), Barbara Evans, Daniela Carvalho, Andressa Suita are among the girls that Neymar dated.
Being in the same profession, Neymar’s father was able to see the potential in Neymar to be a professional player. H inspired him and helped him grown as a successful soccer player.
Neymar’s started playing for the youth team, Portuguesa Santista then he got the opportunity to join the youth academy of Santos FC.
His professional debut made in the year March 2009 was a success against Oeste. His interest in the game made him set benchmarks and achieve milestones in his profession. Soon, he emerges as a popular public figure.
In 2013, he joined the Spanish club FC Barcelona. His playing position is as a forward or a winger. With a record of 46 goals in 67 matches, Neymar has made it amongst the top 5 highest goal scorer for his National team.
A player with great name and fame, Neymar endorses and sponsors various top brands. Volkswagen, Nike, Claro, Panasonic and the list continues.
Neymar has the provided extensive list of awards to his credits:
2011- Bola de Ouro, South American Footballer of the year, Worlds Soccer Young Player of the year
2012- South American Footballer of the year, FIFA Puskas Award
2015- UEFA Champions League Top Goalscorer, Nickelodeon Brazil Kids’ Choice Award
2017- Samba Gold, Nickelodeon Brazil Kids’ Choice Award
Neymar’s Net worth:
At such a young age, the player has secured a high rank on the list of best-paid players on the planet. He is the second highest earner in the world soccer after Carlos Tevez.
Neymar’s Net worth measures as high as $140 Million and his salary from various sources including endorsements, amounts to $53 Million.
Not only this, Neymar is intensely involved in charity. It is reported that he donated 10% of his total income for charitable purposes.
He has been an inspiration for the youth and 200 million people consider him their idol. The illustrious player has been ranked 71 in the ‘World’s Highest- Paid Athletes’ list of Forbes Magazine.