Originally posted on October 23, 2020 @ 3:08 pm
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior is a 28-year-old Brazilian Football Player. He is considered one of the best football players in the entire world. Neymar plays forward for the Brazil National Team and Paris Saint- Germain.
From 2011-2012, Neymar was voted as South America’s Footballer of the Year. Presently, he is listed as the most expensive Football Player in the world.
This came in 2017, after his transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. The move cost a staggering two hundred and twenty-two million euros. Get to know more about his net worth and career.
Net Worth and Income Source.
The PSG star began his professional career as a footballer at a very young age. Today, Neymar’s net worth sits at $185 million. Without a shadow of a doubt, his career as a footballer has contributed heavily to his net worth.
Research shows that his earnings for 2020 are $95.5 million. After transferring to Barcelona, Neymar’s contract included him receiving $74 million each year for five years.
Neymar also makes his money through his endorsements. In 2011, he signed an 11- year contract worth $105 million with Nike. He has also partnered up with Volkswagen, Beats Electronics, Gillette, and Red Bull.
Thanks to his skills and good appearance for selling products, his ads were referred to as ‘Neyamarketing.’ All his endorsements put together, Neymar receives a total of $30 million.
House, Car, Property, Lifestyle.
Neymar owns a mansion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, worth seven million euros. His gigantic house consists of a tennis court, six bedrooms, a helipad, a pool, and an underground cellar.
Neymar also bought a business class, Embraer Legacy 450 Jet, worth $25.9 million. Let us not get started on his car collection.
He owns a Porsche Panamera Turbo, Maserati MC 12s, Audi RS 7, Ferrari 458 Italia, and a Zippy R8 Spyder. Last but not least, he also owns an Embraer Phenom 100E Yacht worth $8 Million.
At 11 years, Neymar was already on the Portuguese Team: Santos Fc for youths. Six years later, he made his first debut season on 7th March 2009. In his first season, Neymar scored a total of 14 goals in 48 games. After leading the Santos team to victory for many years, he then joined Barcelona. This transfer deal was worth $57.1 million.
Year after year, Neymar gained more fame and popularity thanks to his fantastic skills on the field. After adapting to Barcelona’s playing style, Neymar scored about ten goals in the European Cup and 39 goals in the Spanish League.
Being one of the most valuable football players, Neymar has featured on several television ads. He has also appeared in shows like I am Bolt and Santo Marcos.