Neymar Jr Net Worth: $128 million
Neymar Jr Salary: $43 million
|Full Name||Paul Labile Pogba|
|Date of Birth||March 15th, 1993|
|Height||6 ft 3 inch|
Who Is Neymar Jr?
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior is a Brazillian professional football player who currently plays for the French football club Paris Saint Germain. He currently holds the title of the most expensive player ever bought by a football club.
Neymar Jr net worth is estimated to be $128 million after his mega transfer from the Catalan club FC Barcelona to Paris Saint Germain for a $258 million which is a record in the footballing world.
In 2013, Neymar moved from Santos to FC Barcelona for almost $67 million. Combining the two moves, Neymar has cost both the teams a total of $325 million plus add-ons. Only Angel Di Maria and Zlatan Ibrahimovic come close to this figure in the total transfer cost.
He is also an iconic figure in Brazil and wears the number 10 jersey which is very prolific due to it’s previous holders. Neymar has been living up to the expectation, scoring crucial goals and delivering great performances. But he couldn’t win any major trophy like the World Cup.
However, Neymar won the Olympics gold medal with Brazil in 2016 beating Germany in the final and scoring the last penalty in the shootout.
Neymar went on to join the youth team of Santos FC at the age of 11. Soon he was famous among the youth scouts around the world due to his extraordinary skills.
The Spanish giants Real Madrid offered him to develop at their youth system and the player wanted to go. However, Santos officials persuaded him to stay and offered great bonuses. Soon Neymar made his debut and was a star in Brazil’s football league.
He scored an excellent goal in 2011 which won him the FIFA Puskas award for the best goal of the year. Neymar also took Santos FC to a FIFA Club World Cup final but lost to FC Barcelona.
In 2013, FC Barcelona signed Neymar JR from for $67 million. He instantly developed a great relationship with the Catalan club’s talisman Lionel Messi.
His first season at the club was horrible and ended trophyless leaving FC Barcelona at a terrible place. All the big players started to have contention.
The next season was a turning point for FC Barcelona and Neymar Jr. The arrival of new coach Luis Enrique and new players like Luis Suarez, Ivan Rakitic, and Marc Andre Ter Stegen gave Barcelona the boost they were missing.
Lionel Messi, Neymar, and Luis Saurez developed a great understanding on and off the pitch. Soon, the big three were greatest attacking trio the footballing has ever witnessed.
Neymar won a treble with FC Barcelona in the 2014-15 season and ended up as the joint top scorer of the Champions League that season alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Neymar was also nominated for FIFA Ballon d’Or that year in which he eventually ended up on the second place and Lionel Messi winning the prize.
A problem with Neymar Jr at FC Barcelona was that he was constantly under the shadow of Lionel Messi who is arguably the best player in the world.
In 2017, PSG triggered Neymar’s release clause of $258 million and the player agreed to move as he saw the opportunity to get out of Messi’s shadow. These various big money moves have made Neymar Jr net worth increase significantly.
Neymar is currently dating his longtime girlfriend Bruna Marquezine. Bruna is a Brazillian model and actress who was born in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro.
The couple seems to have certain up and downs and broke up a couple of times. But has recently sorted out the problems and the two of them are living happily together.
Bruna seems to have a great relationship with Neymar’s child Davi Lucca whom Neymar had with an ex-girlfriend.
Here some pictures of Bruna: