Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior was born in 1992, in Brazil. Neymar is a Brazilian footballer who plays as striker. His current team is the FC Barcelona, of the Spanish Championship.
Neymar joined Santos in 2003 and on March 7 2009, he made his debut for Santos at 17 years of age. He scored his first goal against Mogi Mirim, a week after his debut. On April 15 2010, Neymar scored five goals for Santos, beating for 8-1 to Guarani in the Brazilian Cup. Later, the club would win the cup.
After Neymar's performances for Brazil's U-17 team at the 2009 U-17 World Cup, on July 26 2010, Neymar was selected in the squad for the Brazil team by new head coach Mano Menezes for a friendly match against USA team on August 10 2010. He scored on his debut, in a 2–0 win for Brazil. On March 27 2011, he scored twice in a 2–0 win against Scotland at the Emirates Stadium. Neymar only has played 2 matches with Brazil so far, but he has already scored 3 goals.
Neymar's international career statistics
- Copa do Brasil : 2010
- Campeonato Paulista : 2010
- Mejor peinado de Brasil 2011
- Copa Libertadores da América : 2011
- South American Youth Championship : 2011
- Prêmio Craque do Brasileirão Championship Squad : 2010
- South American Youth Championship : Top scorer 2011
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