Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, born 5 February 1992, known as Neymar, is a Brazilian professional footballer (soccer) who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Brazil national team.
Neymar gained game in his professional debut aged 17 where he helped his club win two successive Campeonato Paulista championships, a Copa do Brasil, and the 2011 Copa Libertadores; the latter being Santos’ first since 1963. Neymar was twice named the South American Footballer of the Year, in 2011 and 2012, and soon relocated to Europe to join Barcelona. He is part Barcelona’s attacking trio with Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez, he won the continental treble of La Liga, the Copa del Rey, and the UEFA Champions League, and finished third for the FIFA Ballon d’Or in 2015. He is widely regarded as one of the best players in the world.