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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)

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