Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is a Brazillian Football player known for scoring the best records and regarded as one of the best players in the world. The player plays as a forward for the Ligue 1 club, Paris- Saint Germain and Brazil’s National team. Let’s dig into the net worth, Personal life and career of the football player.
Neymar Net Worth
In the year 2020, Forbes mentioned the player’s net worth to be $95 million. Surprisingly, his net worth whooped to $185 million by the year 2021. At a very young age, Neymar was credited as the “next big thing for Brazil”, and as a fact, it is happening. His net worth is continuously increasing and would estimate to reach over 200 million by the year ends.
Neymar’s per season or even per week wealth generally amounts to $53 million. Aside from earning from his soccer contracts Neymar is a multimillionaire who is a great athlete. He is one of the top sponsors of Nike.
Neymar Personal Life and Family
Neymar was born in Mogi Das Cruzes, São Paulo. His parents are Neymar Santos Sr. and Nadine da Silva. Neymar is actually Neymar Jr., as he got his name from his father, a former footballer.
In 2003, Neymar’s family moved to São Vicente; at that time, he had begun playing for Portuguesa Santista. Although he grew up in a family where his father was there to guide him, it was only when he was 15 that their quality of life improved.
Career of Neymar
Neymar was seen playing football by Santos FC in 2003 when they offered him a contract. It was the proposal for admission to their youth academy. By the time he was 14, he had travelled to Spain to try out with the Real Madrid Team. At that time, the club had dream players such as Ronaldo and David Beckham. In 2010 he received offers from West Ham United and Chelsea, but the club refused to let go of the Brazilian player.
In 2017-18 Neymar joined Ligue 11 team PSG with a transfer fee of €222 million, making him the most expensive transfer ever.