11 things you should know about Neymar

11 things you should know about Neymar

Here are the basics about the man who has caused such a fuss.

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All you need to know about football's most expensive player
Photo: Agence France-Presse

1. Full name: Neymar da Silva Santos Junior

2. Date of birth: February 5, 1992 (age 25)

3. Place of birth: Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil

4. Height: 1.75m 

5. Position: Left wing/forward

6. Senior international debut: v USA on August 10, 2010


Neymar's road to stardom


7. International caps: 77

8. International goals: 52

9. Clubs: Santos (BRA) 2009-2013, Barcelona (ESP) 2013-2017, Paris Saint-Germain (FRA) 2017 present (deal still to be finalised)

10. Major club honours: Champions League (2015), 2x La Liga (2015, 2016), 3x Copa Del Rey (2015, 2016, 2017), Club World Cup (2015), Copa Libertadores (2011), Campeonato Paulista (2010, 2011, 2012), Copa do Brasil (2010)

11. Major international honours: Olympic gold medal (2016), Confederations Cup (2013)

 

 

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