Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior - Brazilian footballer and centre-forward. Player Club of Santos.
Neymar was born into a family of merchant jewelry Offered Santos. He was a pupil of Club Santos, where he was in 1999. At the very young age, still not even debuting in the first team of the Club, Neymar has attracted the attention of various European clubs, including Manchester City, Real Madrid, Arsenal, Barcelona, Chelsea and AC Milan, which Scouts watched the game in his Copinie, the Youth Championship in São Paulo, in which striker produced a sensation, earning the nickname the New Robinho due to the manner of dribblingsimilar to the famous striker. Famous for Neymar and game for up to 15 years for the South American Championship.
In 2008, Neymar signed his first professional contract with Santos, calculated up to the year 2014, with a huge amount of inducements that immediately scared off many potential buyers, 40% owned by transaction Gropo SONDA, though some clubs do not fell into, such as Manchester United and Real Madrid, but the Blancos had a priority right to purchase a football player as a preliminary contract signed with him.
March 7, 2009, made his debut in the first team Neymar Santos in the match against Oeste, replacing Mauricio Molina. A week later, in a match against Mogi-Mirim forward scored his first goal in the first team of the Club. March 24, 2009, it was reported that Neymar is interested and CSKA Moscow. Later Neymar are interested in Milan.
In the spring of 2010, Neymar won his first trophy at senior level, becoming a champion of the State of São Paulo in the Santos; He also was named the best player of the tournament. 15 April the match 1/16 Cup of Brazilian Club Guarani Neymar scored 5 goals, and the club won 8:1. Subsequently, Santos won a cup and Neymar the tournament's top scorer with 11 goals. Summer Santos rejected West Ham United.
In September 2010, Neymar allowed myself to publicly criticize the coach of Santos, Dorivala Junior, for what he gave him a break from the penalty spot in the championship match against Brazil, in response, the management team decided to disqualify him and fine. The day after the incident, apologized for his words Neymar. Despite this, Caymmi disliked so weak punishment a player, after which the head coach was dismissed. In October 2010, a Brazilian newspaper reported that Neymar, along with team-mates celebrated victory over Gremio accompanied by prostitutes; This publication has sparked an angry reaction from President Santos, Luis Alvaro Ribeiro, who stated that someone is trying to accelerate the departure of players from his native country. In June the Neymar Santos won the Copa Libertadores, scoring two goals in the final. For this he was named best player of the tournament.
In the summer of 2011, the interest in Neymar once again showed his Chelsea as well as Juventus of Turin, Real Madrid and Barcelona and FC Anzhi Makhachkala, ready to pay 45 million euros for a player. 27 July Neymar did the double in the championship match with Flamengo of Brazil; one of the goals he scored after going through the entire defense of the opposing team, according to Antonio Kareki: these goals are just geniuses. There was an impression that I watch video game. T-shirt with the tenth number does not belong to the Neymar, but he deserves it. He scored a goal worthy of the Pele. Pele, who finds himself Offered the best player in the world, was also fascinated by this ball. For this goal, Neymar received the Puskás Ferenc Stadium in 2011.
Neymar is a deeply religious man. At least once a week he attends church. Football also regularly participates in charitable events.
The owner of the firm, agency activities Offered, is another famous striker, Ronaldo, which was the main football Idol of Neymar.