5 Cool and interesting facts related to Neymar Jr in real life
We all know that there has been many successful and talented footballer in the world. but we all know that they weren’t able to achieve success in a small age as footballers like Pele and Maradona has worked hard in his career and become the greatest after a long time.
But as the time change the sport become wider and there has been more and more emerging talent in the game. As player like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo has changed the face of the game by breaking the record in a small age or start of their career.
Now in football, there has been many youngsters. Who have been performing much better than some of the world greatest player in a small age. As one of this young talent is the Brazilian striker Neymar. Making a huge name in a small age makes Neymar one of the finest and talented youngsters in the world. Neymar, at the age of 19, won the 2011 South American Footballer of the Year award.
He continued his legacy by winning the same award again in 2012. He led his team Santos FC to the final of 2011 FIFA Club World Cup and won the Bronze Ball. In 2013, Neymar was selected as a member of Brazilian national team by Luiz Felipe Scolari for the 2013 Confederations Cup. He won the golden ball for the best player of the tournament on that occasion. Here is some of the list of facts about Neymar related to real life.
Has scored the 100th professional goal on his 20th birthday
Neymar de Silva Santos JR. Known as the Neymar Jr was born in Mogi das Cruzes on the febaruy 5,1992. He has been the son of the former professional footballer Neymar and has been successful in continuing father legacy. Neymar has been the part of the Santos FC through the youth system at the age of just 11 years. He has continued with the club before the transfer at the Spanish giant Barcelona
By the scoring the amazing goal in the international games makes him win the goal of the year award by FIFA in 2011. Neymar has completed his 100th goal in his professional career in his 20th birthday against an international match against Palmeiras.
Had nearly joined the real Madrid
As in his childhood career, his skills has spread over the Europe. His agent wanger was the first to bring the offer to play for real Madrid. Real Madrid has primarily agreed in giving a trial to the Neymar after the wanger has pitched his cv. As the Neymar visited Europe and for the final selection session with the club.
He has been impressive in the 19 days training camp by scoring 29 goals. The real Madrid has agreed to sign the Brazilian talent for the youth team. but the Santos FC has offered a handsome amount of money which he can refuse and stayed with Santos FC.
Become a father at the age of just 19 years only
He was engaged with Carolina Dantas in a small age. As he has the small baby when he was just 19 years. His son David Luca de Silva was born on 24 August 2011 in Sao Paulo.
After his birth, Neymar said “ it feels happy to become a father as I know it’s a great responsibility but it’s also lovely to become a father as at first I have feared to become a father but now I am happy to have David in my life as I am enjoying this life”
Only Brazilian player to apper in the time’s magazine cover
On the 25 April 2013, the Neymar agent and father has revealed to the media. That he would be leaving to play the FIFA world cup 2014 and would also be leaving the former club Santos FC.
By having a popularity he was signed by the time’s magazine for the cover photo. His cover edition got published in February 2013 and the issue included the “the next people “ and “ the starting of Neymar career in football”. Thus, He is only the Brazilian athlete to receive this kind of award in football
His own comic book
Like many Brazilian footballers like Pele Ronaldo and Ronaldinho. The Neymar has also become the part of the league. When he was made a cartoon feature by the famous cartoonist Mauricio de Sousa.
As the leading cartoon artist has released the Neymar cartoon in April 2013 featuring the baby version of Neymar called Neymar JR. He has portrayed the Neymar as a small child with a group of friends. Hence, comic has been able to gain popularity among the kids in a small time.