The football facts column of this blog brings you another insight into Neymar Jr. – Brazilian and Paris St. Germain forward.
However, before we delve into Neymar Jr., you can read our previous article on 10 Interesting Facts About Footballer Eden Hazard You Probably Never Knew About Him.
So now, let’s go right into Neymar Jr.
Neymar Da Silva Santos Junior well known in the football sphere as Neymar Jr is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team.
Neymar became a household name when he made his professional debut for Santos at 17.
Today, we share with you 10 Interesting Things About Neymar Jr. You Never Knew About Him.
1.Neymar Jr has been on several occasions compared to Brazilian Legend Pele due to his dribbling, finishing and ability with both feet.
2.At age 17, he helped Santos win two successive Campeonato Paulista championships, a Copa Do Brasil, and Copa Libertadores.
3.He won the South American Footballer of the Year on two occasions in 20011 and 2012.
4.At age 15 Neymar Jr. was already earning 10,000 reais per month ($3,000) and at 16, 125,000 reais per month (Over $39,000).
5.Did you know Neymar at age 14 travelled to Spain to join Real Madrid youth team when Real Madtid had stars like Ronaldo(Brazil), Zinedine Zidane, David Beckham, Roberto Carlos and Robinho?