CRAZY! TOP 5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Neymar

CRAZY! TOP 5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Neymar

All eyes worldwide have been on Neymar since the announcement of his high-profile move to PSG. But though the world knows of his talents, there may be some interesting Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Neymar.

5. He Scored His 100th Professional Goal On His 20th Birthday

Not many footballers can boast about scoring on their birthday. On 5 February 2012, Neymar da Silva Santos Junior scored his 100th professional goal against Palmeiras in classic Neymar way.

4. He Nearly Joined Real Madrid

Neymar flew to Spain when he was only 14 to join Real Madrid. He passed all of the tests and was ready to make the move official before Santos paid a hefty price to keep him in Brazil.

3. Marketing Machine

Lindo trabalho com @giseleofficial e @mariotestino para @voguebrasil

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He’s so good at selling stuff, that haters call the barrage of Neymar “Neymarketing.” He Is the Only Brazilian Athlete to Be on the Cover of TIME Magazine, and one of a few to be on the front cover of Vogue’s Magazine.

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