Neymar Jr.

One heck of a soccer prodigy.

Neymar jr Da Silva Santos, commonly known as Neymar jr., is a professional footballer who plays as a winger or attacker for the CBF( Confederecao de Brasileiro Futebol)(Brazilian national soccer team) and for the Spanish sensation, FC Barcelona. On a beautiful Wednesday evening a star was born on February 5th, 1992, Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Growing up in a small community, Santos played street football to pass time. He and his family lived in poverty for most of his childhood, until Neymar joined the FC Santos football club at the age of 11. He then quickly helped his family financially, enough to get out of the neglected streets of Sao Paulo. In Santos, he was known as " O melhor do Brasil" meaning " The best of Brazil", showing off his skills at such a young age. He known for his swiftness and acceleration.He always leaves the stadium in awe by doing his outstanding dribbles and pings and never disappoints.

Before all this fame ever came, He had to work really hard to make it to this stage in life. Making the selecao wasn't easy and went through some tough times when he was rejected.But he made it, and is considered the 3rd best soccer player in our generation, right behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.He is determined to reach to the very top and receive the 2015 Ballon d'or next year in January.

Some contributions he's done for the world is this institute by the name of "Neymar instituto" ( Neymar's institute).The Neymar Jr. Project Institute is an 8,400 m2 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, Brazil. The project will also promote academic performance of its 2,500 students, providing extra classes and other educational activities.

Fun facts bout Jr.:

1. He became a father at the age of 19 and now has a 4 year old son called Davi Lucca.

2.He scored his 100th goal on his 20th birthday.

3.He is the first Barcelona player to ever win a La Liga player of the month award.

4. Neymar is also the only Brazilian athlete to ever appear on a TIME magazine.

5. He has a name for his fans : Neymarzetes.

BONUS: He is a part of the MSN trio- Messi, Suarez and Neymar. The trio are known as an international powerhouse in football. So far they've scored 120 goals out of this season.

In conclusion, Neymar Jr. is an inspiration to millions all over the world, including me!

I hope you've enjoyed my speech and have become neymarzetes yourselves! :)

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