Neymar Biography , Age, Height, Girlfriend, Children, Family, Facts.

Neymar is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Brazil National Football Team & Football clubs Santos & Barcelona.

Neymar Biography , Age, Height, Girlfriend, Children, Family, Facts.
Neymar Biography

Neymar Biography

Birthday: February 51992

Girlfriend: Carolina Dantas

Age: 30 Years, 30-Year-Old Males

Sun Sign: Aquarius

Also Known As: Neymar Da Silva Santos Júnior

Born Country: Brazil

Born In: Mogi Das Cruzes, State Of São Paulo, Brazil

Famous As: Footballer

Quotes By Neymar Hispanic Athletes

Height: 5'9" (175 cm), 5'9" Males

Who is Neymar?

Neymar is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Brazil national team and the French club ‘Paris Saint-Germain.’ He is known as one of the world’s leading footballers. Neymar, like many other football players in Brazil, started off as a street footballer. But his father, who had played professional football, helped him in taking the game seriously so that he could become a professional. Neymar joined the youth ranks at ‘FC Santos’ when he was only 11 years old. In fact he was accepted into the youth program of the popular Spanish club ‘Real Madrid’ but he decided to stay back in Brazil after he was offered a higher pay. Throughout his time at ‘Santos,’ Neymar scored one spectacular goal after another, and his skills became the talk of the town. As a result, the biggest clubs in the world vied with each other to sign him. In 2013, he signed with ‘Barcelona’ and immediately made an impact before finally winning the treble for the Catalan club in 2015. During the course of his career, Neymar went on to become a prominent player for the Brazilian national team and helped his team reach the semi-final of the 2014 ‘World Cup’ which was held in Brazil. Neymar is without a doubt one of the leading footballers in the world and is all set to become one of the greatest footballers of his generation.

Neymar Biography

Other Name: Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, Neymer Jr., Neymar Santos Jr., Ney, Joia, Juninho, Naymeravilha
Other Professions: Philanthropist Film Actor Television Actor Video Game Artist
Appearance: Hollywood
Childhood & Early Life
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior was born on 5 February 1992, in the Mogi das Cruzes municipality of Sao Paulo, Brazil. His father Neymar Santos Senior was a professional footballer and used to be his trainer. His mother’s name is Nadine da Silva.
During his childhood, Neymar played street football as well as futsal. Playing futsal and street football with his friends helped him hone his skills as a footballer. In 2003, he started representing the youth ranks of the ‘Portuguesa Santista’ team and moved to the city of Sao Vicente.
Neymar joined the famous Brazilian club ‘FC Santos’ in 2003 when he was only 11 years old. After joining ‘FC Santos,’ he went from strength to strength as a player. He signed his first senior contract with ‘FC Santos’ at the age of 17.


Neymar joined the youth side of Portuguese team Santos FC at the age of 11. He made his debut on 7 March 2009, aged 17. He put up a stellar performance in his debut season scoring 14 goals in 48 games and was given the ‘Best Young Player’ award.

Neymar has previously represented the Brazil U-17 team at the 2009 FIFA Under-17 World Cup. He made his first international debut on 10 August 2010 against England in a friendly match, aged 18. He was named in the starting 11 and wore the number 11 jersey.

Brazil won the match 2-0 with Neymar scoring the decisive goal as he headed in a cross from Andre Santos in the 28th minute to clench the win.


Neymar is a Brazilian footballer and currently is one of the world’s best and most popular footballers. Neymar, like every other footballer in Brazil, began his career as a street footballer but his father, who himself was a professional footballer, helped him in taking the game critically so that he could become a professional footballer. At the age of 11, Neymar joined the Brazilian club, FC Santos.

Neymar Biography

During his stint at Santos, Neymar kept scoring goals after goals and his expertise became the talking point in the world of football. As a result, the biggest clubs in the world battled with each other to sign him. He finally inked a deal with Barcelona in 2013 and immediately made his presence felt before finally winning the treble with the Catalan club in 2015. During his short career, Neymar has made the attacking center point position his own while representing the Brazilian national team. He helped them reach the semis of the FIFA World Cup in 2014 held in Brazil. In 2016, Neymar handed Brazil their first-ever Gold medal in Rio Olympics, 2016. Neymar at present is undoubtedly one of the leading footballers in the world and is on his way to becoming one of the greatest footballers of his era. From junior levels, till now his journey has been very inspiring. A rookie who rose to stardom just with the natural skills that he possess and sheer hard work that he does to improve his game every single day. He played for Barcelona alongside legendary Messi for 4 years from 2013-17. Currently, he plays for Paris Saint-Germain.
Every year, Neymar arrange a charity match with fellow Brazilian footballer Nenê in Nenê's hometown of Jundiaí, to raise funds and by that provide food to needy families.


Neymar Jr. started playing football after drawing inspiration from his father who was a professional footballer himself. Neymar had the typical Brazilian footballer traits in him and owing to playing futsal in his childhood, he became renowned for his pace, fluid dribbling skills, great vision, chance creation and his trademark feints.

In 1999, he joined the Portuguesa Santista Youth Club and became one of the best upcoming talents of the country soon.

Neymar Family, Relatives, and Other Relations

He was born to Neymar Santos Sr. and Nadine Santos. He has a younger sister named Rafaella Beckman. He has a son named Davi Lucca da Silva Santos with his former girlfriend named Carolina Nogueira Dantas. His son was born on 24-08-2011.

Personal Info

Home Town Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Religion Christian
Address Sao Paulo, Brazil
School Lupe Picasso School, Santos, Brazil
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Swimming and Traveling
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut 07-03-2009 v/s Oeste
Salary £3.6 Crores (2020)
Net Worth $250 Million
Official Website
Jersey Number Ten (10)
Playing Position Forward
Coach Betinho (Brazilian Football Manager, Coach & former Football Midfielder)

Neymar Biography

Club Career

In his five-year career with Santos, Neymar scored 70 goals and assisted 35 times in 134 appearances. He led the club to their first Copa Libertadores title in 43 years, during which he also scored the FIFA Goal of the Year and finished the 2012-13 season with a career-best total of 43 goals.

Neymar Jr. then moved to Spanish club FC Barcelona in May 2013 in reported transfer deal worth 57.1 million euros. The move shaped up the 21-year old’s career, with Neymar developing into a world class player. Neymar formed the famed MSN trio with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez, helping the club to one of its most successful seasons.

Rise to Glory

Neymar made his competitive debut for FC Barcelona in the 2013–14 La Liga season against Levante, replacing Alexis Sánchez in the 68th minute with Barcelona winning the first match of the season 7–0.

He scored the first goal for the club in the Spanish Cup first-leg match against Atletico Madrid. The match ended as a draw with Neymar equalizing at 1-1. On 11 December, Neymar hit his first Champions League goal against Celtic FC, by scoring a hattrick in a 6-1 win.

After an impressive international debut, Neymar was a part of the Brazil squad for the 2013 Confederations Cup. Neymar scored in three consecutive games and was awarded Player of the Match in each. He assisted the first and scored the second goal in the final, where Brazil defeated Spain 3-0. Neymar was awarded the Golden Ball after the tournament.

Having settled in Spain and adapted to Barca’s style of play, Neymar scored 39 goals in the Spanish League and netted in 10 goals in the European Cup, finishing as the UEFA joint top scorer with Cristiano Ronaldo and teammate Lionel Messi.

Barcelona won the treble- the domestic league, domestic cup, and the international cup- for the year 2014-15 for a record second time, becoming the only club in history to do so.

The next season, Neymar scored 31 goals and assisted 27 times in 49 matches. He won the Spanish Champions Trophy for the second time with FC Barcelona, with the club boasting of a domestic double this time.

Neymar’s performance put him in the elite league of footballers when he was shortlisted and finished third in the FIFA Ballon d’Or rankings, behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

In the 2016 Rio Olympics, Neymar was appointed as the captain of the team and guided his team to success, scoring the only goal in the 1-1 draw between Brazil and Germany. He slotted home the winning penalty in the shootout to give Brazil its first Olympic football gold medal.

On 9 March 2017, Neymar and Barcelona pulled off the biggest comeback ever in football history as they bounced back from a 4-0 deficit to win the home leg 6-1 against PSG. Neymar was the star man of the show as he converted a penalty kick and scored from a brilliant free-kick to level the score at full time, before assisting Sergi Roberto with the match-winning goal in the injury time.

Following the 2016-17 season, Neymar created headlines when he joined Paris Saint Germain from Barcelona for $ 200 million on 3 august 2017, becoming the most expensive footballer in history.

The move received criticism from fans, but Neymar has been exceptionally good with the French side, linking up well with fellow strikers Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani. He has scored 27 goals from 26 games for PSG, assisting 17 times.

Neymar Biography

Awards & Achievements
In 2011, Neymar won the ‘World Soccer Young Player of the Year’ award. In the same year, he also won the ‘FIFA Puskas Award’ for scoring the best goal of the year.
He won the ‘Golden Ball’ for his performance at the ‘FIFA Federations Cup’ in 2013. He was named ‘La Liga Best World Player’ after the 2014-15 season.
Neymar has always been a prodigious talent since he made his debut as a teenager for ‘Santos’ in Brazil. But his greatest achievement as a footballer is his haul of 39 goals during the 2014-15 season, at the end of which his club ‘Barcelona’ won the treble. He scored 10 goals in the ‘Champions League’ as well, and ended up as the joint top scorer.


Favorite Color White
Favorite Player Cristiano Ronaldo, Xavi , David Beckham, Wayne Rooney
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Food Japanese and Italian Food
Favorite TV Series The Games Of Thrones

Low Points

During the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Neymar was performing brilliantly for his national side, but in the quarter-final match against Colombia, the forward endured a knee to the back from Zuniga and broke his spine.

He missed the rest of the World Cup and his role as the team’s talisman came to the fore as Brazil were beaten 7-1 in the semi-finals against Germany, who went on to win the cup.

Neymar Biography

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Neymar

  • In 2011, he was awarded the South American footballer of the year award.
  • He was once linked with Demi Lovato.
  • He started getting sponsorships from the age of 17.
  • He loves eating junk food.
  • Besides football, he has also produced a TV series documentary called “Neymar Jr’s Life Outside the Fields.”