Neymar Net Worth 2019, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Neymar Net Worth– Neymar is a Brazilian professional soccer player, and currently one of the most popular and influential soccer players in the world. The player is now representing ‘Paris Saint-Germain’, although his future with the club is uncertain.
Neymar went from playing soccer in the streets of Brazil to become one of the most sought-after soccer players in the world.
Neymar da Silva Santos was born in Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo, Brazil on February 5th, 1992, to Nadine da Silva and Neymar Santos senior, who used to be a professional soccer player and trainer.
In his early childhood he was well-known in his neighborhood for his street soccer skills, and in 2003 he played in the youth ranks of the team Portuguesa Santista. After moving to the city of Sao Vicente, he joined the club ‘Santos FC’ in 2003 at only 11 years old.
After that, he continued advancing in the team showing his strengths playing different parts. He finally earned his first senior contract with the club ‘Santos FC’ at 17.
Moving on to his personal life and affairs, he is not married but is in a relationship with his girlfriend Bruna Marquezine. The couple is dating each other since 2013. They had on and off the relationship and also separated for some time in the middle.
Neymar and Bruna first met each other at a carnival celebration in Rio de Janeiro in 2012. Neymar’s girlfriend is an actress and forged a career as a youngster starring in shows such as Mulheres Apaixonadas (Women in Love) and America.
Besides, he also has a long and huge history in terms of his love life. At the age of 19, he became a father of a baby boy named Davi Lucca da Silva Santos. He had the child with his former girlfriend though not a spouse, Carolina Dantos.
Some of the other names that come along as his possible girlfriends in the past are Barbara Evans, Nicole Bahls, Daniela Carvalho, Carol Abranches, Andressa Suita, Maria Cardi, Roberta Appratti, Carol Belli, and Dani Sperle. Neymar is also very fond of Brazilian modern pop music and has become an icon in promoting it. Neymar stated that he has been inspired by Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Andres Iniesta, Xavi, and Wayne Rooney.
Neymar’s senior team debut match for ‘Santos FC’ was in 2009, and he quickly became one of the team’s most valuable scorers and later helped them to win the ‘Libertadores Cup.’
During his time there he was sought after by some of the biggest clubs in Europe, but when he was offered a better salary at ‘Santos FC,’ he remained there.
Neymar was awarded the ‘World Soccer Young Player of the Year’ and the FIFA Puskas award for the best goal of the year in 2011.
He signed a contract with Barcelona in 2013 and the following season he astonished everyone as he made 39 goals throughout the season and brought many victories to his team.
The 26 years old professional footballer, Neymar has an estimated net worth of $185 million in 2018, including all of his properties and earnings. He is currently receiving an annual salary of $53 million from his present club.
He might not have even touched the halfway point in his footballing career but is already among the best-paid and most admired athletes on the planet. In 2016, Forbes estimated Neymar’s earnings from endorsements at $21 million annually, the only active footballer earning more money off the pitch than on it along with Messi and Ronaldo.
Some of his many sponsorship deals include partnerships with Nike, Gillette, Beats Electronics, Red Bull, Panasonic, Volkswagen, Claro, Unilever, Santander, and many more. His 11-year Nike deal worth $105 million will earn him $9.5 million every year. His total endorsement earnings in a year are reported to be $16 million.
Neymar is also actively involved in various charity games and events. He donates 10% of his total income to his church and also organizes charity matches with the purpose of raising food for the needy families.
Neymar lives is a luxurious 5-story house in Paris. The rent of the house is reported to be £12,800 a MONTH. He also owns a house in Rio de Janeiro reported to be worth around £6 million. He has a huge collection of cars with a total worth of £1million.
Some of his best cars are Ferrari, Maserati, Audi, R8 Spyder, Porsche etc.
To know more about Neymar Jr., he can be followed on different social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Wikipedia. Besides, there are different sites which provide a brief bio on him.