International

The 264 million dollar man - Neymar factfile

2017-08-03 23:05
Neymar (Supplied)
Neymar (Supplied)

Paris - Factfile on Brazilian forward Neymar, who signed for Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona for a world-record transfer fee of €222 million euros ($264m) on Thursday:

Full name: Neymar da Silva Santos Junior

Date of birth: February 5, 1992 (age 25)

Place of birth: Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil

Height: 1.75m (five feet, nine inches)

Position: Left wing/forward

Senior international debut: v USA, August 10, 2010

International caps: 77

International goals: 52

Clubs: Santos (BRA) 2009-2013, Barcelona (ESP) 2013-2017, Paris Saint-Germain (FRA) 2017-present

Major club honours: Champions League (2015), 2x La Liga (2015, 2016), 3x Copa Del Rey (2015, 2016, 2017), Club World Cup (2015), Copa Libertadores (2011), Campeonato Paulista (2010, 2011, 2012), Copa do Brasil (2010)

Major international honours: Olympic gold medal (2016), Confederations Cup (2013)

Read more on:    paris saint germain  |  neymar  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

LIVE: SuperSport v Sundowns

2017-08-19 14:05

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Live scoring

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 PSL season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.