Neymar Biography – Age, Education, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Facts, and Awards

Neymar Dhawan And His Family

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.

Age, Physical Appearance, and Height

Neymar was born on 5 Fabruary 1992, and according to the calculation, his current age is 30 years.

Let’s Talk about his Height, Weight & Physical Status as the main things for the sports Industry. Fans also attract the Height, Weight & Physical Status of Neymar is 195 cm and 1.95 m, and feet inches- 6′ 5″. His weight is in kilograms- 79 kg. Weight.

He has a Waist Size of 30 Inches and a chest of 38 Inches, And biceps of 12 Inches. he has Black color hair and Black color eyes. Besides this, he is wearing a shoe size 11.


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.

Personal Life

Very little is known about Neymar’s private life, but he did have a child (a boy) with a woman named Carolina Dantas in 2011. However, according to reports, he was not in a serious relationship with her. His son’s name is Davi Lucca, and he lives with Neymar.


In 2009, he made his senior team debut for ‘Santos FC.’ Over the next four years, he became a prolific goal scorer for his team as he helped the team win the ‘Libertadores Cup.’ He scored a total of 54 goals in 102 appearances for the club. Throughout his time at the club, he was constantly being courted by the biggest clubs in Europe. The ‘Real Madrid academy accepted him at 14, but he stayed back with ‘FC Santos’ after the club offered him a better salary.

After being overlooked by the Brazilian football team manager Dunga for the 2010 ‘World Cup’ in South Africa, he made his international debut in a friendly match later that year. He scored twice for Brazil in an unsuccessful ‘Copa America campaign the following year. A year later, he scored thrice in the ‘Olympics’ to win a silver medal for Brazil.

The biggest clubs in the world were courting Neymar while he was playing for ‘Santos FC.’ After a tug of war between the Spanish giants’ Real Madrid’ and ‘Barcelona,’ Neymar signed with ‘Barcelona’ in 2013 for 86.2 million Euro or $96.5 million. The same year, he scored four goals in the ‘Confederations Cup,’ and Brazil won the tournament, beating Spain in the final.

During the 2013 season, Neymar started playing for ‘Barcelona.’ During his first season for the club, he impressed everyone as he scored goals in important games, including a game in the ‘El Clasico’ against ‘Real Madrid.’ The following season, he scored 39 goals across all competitions for ‘Barcelona,’ and the club went on to win the ‘UEFA Champions League’ and ‘Champions League treble.

In the 2014 ‘FIFA World Cup,’ Neymar was Brazil’s main star as the team went into the tournament searching for Brazil’s sixth ‘World Cup title. Neymar scored four times in the tournament but was injured in the quarter-final match against Columbia. As a result, he could not play in the semi-final match against Germany. As a result, Brazil lost the semi-final match and was eliminated from the ‘World Cup’ in a humiliating manner.

During the 2015-16 season, he missed the ‘UEFA Super Cup’ due to health issues. However, he was shortlisted for the 2015 ‘FIFA Ballon d’Or’ where he finished third. He helped his team score a goal against ‘Sevilla’ in the ‘Copa del Rey finals, winning the domestic double for the second consecutive time. He was also made the captain of his team for ‘Copa America’ but was suspended in the second match.

In the 2016-17 season, Neymar was the star of his club, scoring winning goals for the team in the ‘UEFA Champions League round of 16. He also scored his 100th goal for ‘Barcelona’ on 2 April 2017. His club also won the ‘Copa del Rey final that year. He was also made the captain of the Brazilian national team for the ‘Summer Olympics’ at Rio. He scored the winning goal against Germany in the finals, bringing the nation its first ‘Olympic’ gold medal in men’s football.

Neymar debuted for the ‘Paris Saint-Germain’ club during the 2017-18 season, scoring a goal in his first match against ‘Guingamp.’ Though he sustained an injury to his right foot, he ended the season with 28 goals in 30 matches.

The 2018-19 season was not great for the talented player, as he was still recovering from his injury. As a result, he lost many matches in the ‘Champions League and the ‘Coupe de France finals against ‘Rennes.’ The Brazilian national team was also eliminated from the 2018 ‘World Cup’ after losing to Belgium in the quarter-finals. Furthermore, he was ruled out of the ‘Copa America tournament in 2019 after sustaining an ankle injury against Qatar in a friendly match.

Net Worth

The world’s best Brazilian footballer “Neymar” has a net worth of $220 Million. According to various online resources (Wikipedia, Forbes, IMDB), the most popular Brazilian footballer, Neymar, has an estimated net worth of around $220 Million.


  • Neymar takes great care of his health. Neymar eats food before 9 at night.
  • Neymar is very fond of playing football.
  • Neymar loves watching football.
  • Neymar himself has said that his crush is Neymar, whom he has loved since childhood.


  1. In 2011, Neymar won the ‘World Soccer Young Player of the Year award. He also won the ‘FIFA Puskas Award for scoring the year’s best goal in the same year.
  2. 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.
  3. Neymar has always been a prodigious talent since he debuted 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 and ended up as the joint top scorer.

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Riya Kapoor

Riya Kapoor writes about lifestyle, entertainment, news and gadgets. She has been in this industry for almost 4 years now. She is a graduate from Delhi University with English Hons and had deep connection with writing since her childhood.

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