- Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is fondly called as Neymar.
- He was born on February 5, 1992.
- He is a Brazilian footballer who plays in the Brasileirão Série A for Santos and the Brazilian national football team.
- He plays mainly as a forward.
- He was named 2011 South American Footballer of the Year.
- He is often compared with Argentine forward Lionel Messi and former Brazil player Pelé.
- He joined Santos in 2003 and rose ranks into the core team.
- He was voted the Best Young Player of the 2009 Campeonato Paulista.
- He finished the 2010 season with 42 goals in 60 games.
- He received the Bronze Ball in the 2011 FIFA Club World Cup.
- In 2012, SportsPro magazine rated Neymar as the most marketable athlete in the world.
- In 2012, France Football ranked 7th in its list of the world's richest footballers.