Neymar jr.

One heck of a soccer prodigy

Neymar junior Da silva Dos santos, commonly known as Neymar jr., is a professional soccer player and a Brazilian soccer prodigy who plays as an attacker for the CBF (Confederecao de Brasileiro Futebol) and for the Spanish sensation FC Barcelona. On February 5th, 1992, a star was born in Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo, Brazil. He and his family lived in poverty for most of their lives, battling issues over money, until Neymar got accepted into the "Selecao" (The selection) of the Brazilian national soccer team, suddenly lifting his family out of the neglected streets of Sao Paulo. A few years later, he joined FC Barcelona as an attacker.
So far, at the age of 23, Neymar has accomplished many awards : the FIFA Puskas award, Confederations cup, Champions League, La liga, UCL, UEFA league, South American footballer of the year, record breaker for most man of the match awards, top goalscorer for Brazil and Barcelona, World young soccer player of the year, and has a 1/4 chance of receiving the Ballon d'or award for the 2015/16 year. Neymar recently started this institution called the " Neymar jr. project institute" to help the poor children of South America and to give them proper education and a better life.It's an 8,400m 2 education complex, under construction, that will have classrooms, playing fields, and a swimming pool, and will provide sporting activities for underprivileged children in Praia Grande. The project will also promote academic performance of its 2,500 students, providing extra classes and other educational activities. He is also ranked as the 3rd best soccer player in the world at the moment, right behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. His amazing skills and dribbles always leaves the crowd in awe and never disappoints.
5 fun facts about Neymar-
1. He became a father at the age of 17 and now has a 4 year old son named Davi Lucca.
2. He was the top scorer at the 2010 Copa do Brasil tournament with 11 goals. In 2011, he helped Santos win its first Continental Double since 1963.
3.Neymar is the only Brazilian soccer player to have graced the cover of TIME magazine.
4.He is known for his acceleration, speed, dribbling, finishing and ability with both feet. His playing style has earned him critical acclaim, with fans, media and former players drawing comparison to former Brazil forward Pelé, who has called Neymar "an excellent player", while Ronaldinho states "he will be the best in the world".
5.His fans even have their own name for themselves: Neymarzetes. Once, rumor has it, Neymar's security guards had to lock him in an airport toilet to keep him from a stampede of Neymarzetes.
Thank you! I hope you have enjoyed my informative speech and have become neymarzetes yourselves! ;)
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Neymar Jr ● Epic Dribbling Skills & Tricks ● 2015
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