Neymar Jr., net worth, success and fame is the result of his hard work, dedication and loyalty to his career as a footballer. the famous Brazillian player made his debut in the football world in 2003 when he joined Santos FC at the age of 11. Before joining Santos FC, Neymar played for the youth ranks of the club called Portuguesa Santista. And after making progress in the Santos FC youth ranks, he earned his first senior contract at the age of 17. His football skills were so amazing that the top European clubs showed interest in signing him. However, Neymar stayed with Santos FC and helped them in winning the Libertadores Cup.
In 2011, World Soccer named him the “Young Player of the Year” and later he was awarded the FIFA Puskas Award for the best goal of the year. After making amazing contributions for Santos FC, Neymar left the club in 2013 and signed for Barcelona FC. In his first season in the club, he stunned everyone by scoring 39 goals in all competitions.
Net Worth: $200 million
Source of wealth: Salary and Endorsements
Date of Birth:February 5, 1992
Height:1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
During his time in Barcelona, he thrived in the club alongside Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez. However, in August 2017 he completed the transfer to the Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) which stands as the most expensive transfer in the world at $263 million. Currently, he is on a five-year contract with PSG until June 2022 worth $350 million in salary.
What is Neymar Jr. Net Worth in 2021?
As of 2021, Neymar Jr. net worth is valued at a whopping $200 million. When he joined PSG, he became the highest-paid footballer in the world. At that time, he was the highest-paid athlete on the planet in terms of base salary. Right now, his base salary is $78 million and he earns an additional $20 to $40 million in bonuses and endorsements. Before making his transfer to the French club, Neymar had a salary of $15 million per year. In his time at Barcelona, he earned $16 million from the endorsement deals.
The Brazilian star is the second most followed athlete on the planet with a combined 244 million followers on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Highlights of Neymar Jr. Career
Some amazing and popular moments in his football career are given below.
- Ligue 1 Player of the Year – 2018
- Best player at the Confed Cup – 2013
- Awards for South American Footballer of the Year
- Bola de Ouro – 2011
- 2012 Campeonato Paulista Champions: Best Player – 2012
- UEFA Champions League Top Goalscorer – 2015
- FIFA FIFPro World XI – 2017
- World Soccer: Young Player of the Year – 2011
Neymar Jr. Family:
Neymar inherited his Jr. status from his father Neymar Santos Sr., who is a former soccer player and currently Neymar Jr.’s advisor. Although Neymar is not yet married, he has a girlfriend named Natalia Barulich and they have been dating since February 2020. He also has a boy named David Lucca da Silva (Davi), who is nine years old, with his ex-girlfriend Carolina Dantas.