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$600 MILLION? Neymar Jr: net worth, girlfriend, son & more

Who is Neymar Jr?

Born on February 5, 1992, in Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil, Neymar’s full name is Neymar da Silva Santos Junior. His father, Neymar Santos Sr., was a footballer himself and became his son’s mentor when he saw his budding potential for the sport. Neymar Jr. was trained in soccer from a young age, and when he was 11 years old, his family moved to So Vicente, Brazil, so he could join the youth team Portuguesa Santista. Later in 2003, they moved to Santos, Brazil, where he became a member of Santos FC and began his football career, following in the footsteps of famous footballers like Pepe, Pelé, and Robinho, who also started at Santos.

Early life

When Neymar was only 14 years old, he traveled to Spain to try out for Real Madrid’s youth team. At that time, Real Madrid had an impressive roster of players including Cristiano Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane, David Beckham, Roberto Carlos, and Robinho. However, Neymar’s father decided to keep him in Brazil to allow him to experience a normal childhood before pursuing his career in football.

Club Career

Neymar went on to make his professional debut with Santos FC in 2009 and became one of the team’s most valuable players, helping them win the Copa Libertadores in 2011. During his time with Santos, Neymar was recognized as South American Footballer of the Year twice, named World Soccer Young Player of the Year, and awarded the FIFA Puskas award for the goal of the year.

He chose to stay with Santos FC until 2013 before moving to Barcelona FC, where he became a member of the famous offensive trio MSN, alongside Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez.

In 2017, Neymar signed with the French team Paris Saint-Germain, becoming the most expensive player in history at the time. With Neymar on their team, PSG won multiple league titles and domestic cups, as well as reaching their first Champions League Final in 2020.

International Career

At the young age of 18, Neymar was selected to play for Brazil’s senior team, debuting in a match against the United States. From that point on, he has represented his country in various international events, including the South American Youth Championship, Confederations Cup, Copa America tournaments, Summer Olympics, and World Cups.

What is Neymar’s salary?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Neymar’s salary for the year 2022 is approximately $78 million. This is a $2 million increase from his reported salary of $76 million in 2021 by Forbes. Neymar signed a contract extension with Paris Saint-Germain in May 2021, which secures his position with the team until summer 2025. The contract offers potential performance bonuses, including a significant pay raise if he leads PSG to a Champions League victory, as per Forbes.

Neymar’s salary is also boosted by his endorsement deals, which are worth an estimated $19 million. He endorses several high-profile brands, including Epic Games, Flutter Entertainment, Puma, Qatar Airways, Red Bull, and Triller, among others.

What is Neymar’s net worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Neymar’s net worth is currently at $200 million as of 2022. This impressive amount was amassed through his various lucrative contracts and endorsements, including his $119 million signing deal with Barcelona FC in 2013 and his record-breaking $263 million transfer to Paris Saint-Germain. Currently, Neymar’s salary is estimated to be around $78 million, with $55 million earned from football and $32 million from off-field endeavors in 2022, as reported by Forbes.

Neymar’s Girlfriend

Paris Saint-Germain’s standout player, Neymar, has found love again, and it’s making headlines. Speculation has emerged that the Brazilian footballer is romantically involved with Jessica Turini, a well-known model and social media influencer. Turini’s reaction to Neymar’s goal during the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar reportedly sparked the rumors. At 30 years of age, the model has attracted attention not just for her relationship with Neymar, but also for her success as a social media personality.

Neymar’s son

David Lucca da Silva Santos, the only child of the Brazilian superstar Neymar Jr., was born on August 24th, 2011 at a hospital in Sao Paulo. Despite being just 11 years old, David has already been in the public eye due to his famous father’s celebrity status. Many fans and media outlets have speculated whether or not he will follow in his dad’s footsteps and become a professional footballer, but only time will tell.

 

 

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