World cup 2018: 9 facts about Neymar: He became father at age 19

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Neymar was born on?

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Neymar was born on February 5, 1992, in Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil. He played futsal and street pickup games growing up in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and began his career playing for Santos’s junior team when he was 11.

Very Little Peoples Knows Neymar's full Name

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His Full Name is Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior. (Brazilian Portuguese: [nejˈmaʁ dɐ ˈsiwvɐ ˈsɐ̃tus ˈʒũɲoʁ] commonly known as Neymar Jr. or simply Neymar.

Who Else Brazilian Soccer Player Graced the Cover of TIME Mag

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Neymar is the only Brazilian soccer player to have graced the cover of TIME magazine. In fact, the only other Brazilians to find their way on the cover have been political leaders.

Neymar's Haircut and Victory against Guarani in 2010

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In 2010. Neymar debuted a Mohawk-style haircut, which quickly became popular among younger fans. Same year he scored five goals in a victory against Guarani in the Brazilian Cup.

Neymar's Birthday and Romantic Date

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Neymar scored his 100th professional goal on his 20th birthday in 2012 and finished the year with a career-best total of 43. Neymar dated the Brazilian actress Bruna Marquezine for around a year; they split up in February 2014.

Neymar: Height and Family

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He is 5′ 9″ tall (about 1.75 metres). Neymar: became a father at 19 and refused to reveal mother's identity to 'protect her and the child'.

What Neymar said about Religion?

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He is an evangelical Christian and attributes his faith for the source behind his humility and grounded nature. "Life only makes sense when our highest ideal is to serve Christ!" he said in an interview.

Neymar's Football Idols?

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His footballing idols are Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Andres Iniesta and Xavi.

How much Neymar is Rich?

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Neymar was the seventh-richest footballer in the world in 2012 according to Forbes.


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