Neymar

  • Date of birth : 05/02/1992
  • Position : Forward
  • Country : Brazil Brazil
 
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Neymar

Neymar
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Neymar

Clubs: FC Santos, FC Barcelona

• Joined Santos as an apprentice in 2003 and made his first-team debut in March 2009, aged 17 – ended the season with ten goals in 33 league appearances. His stock rose considerably in 2010 after he scored five times in an 8-1 Brazilian Cup win against Guarani FC.

• After starring at Under-17 and U20 levels, Neymar received full international recognition in August 2010, marking his debut against the United States with a headed goal. He went on to top the scoring charts at the 2011 South American Youth Championsip, plundering nine goals.

• Produced a man-of-the-match display in Santos' 2011 Copa Libertadores final triumph against CA Peñarol, their first since 1963. Neymar enhanced his reputation that December by netting in a 3-1 FIFA Club World Cup semi-final defeat of Kashiwa Reysol but was helpless to prevent his team succumbing 4-0 in the final to eventual employers Barcelona. 

• Capped a memorable domestic campaign by winning the 2011 South American footballer of the year award by a record margin. A virtuoso effort against CR Flamengo also earned him the FIFA Puskás Award for the "most beautiful goal" of the year.

• Played his final match for Santos, a goalless draw with Flamengo, on 26 May 2013 – the same day his move to Barcelona, with whom he signed a five-year deal, was announced. He then dazzled in Brazil's FIFA Confederations Cup victory on home soil, scoring arguably the goal of the tournament, a stunning half-volley against Mexico, and finding the net with a thumping left-footed finish in a 3-0 defeat of final opponents Spain.

Last updated: 03/07/13 13.27CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 22/04/2014 02:00 CET
15.08.2012Friendlies 2014-16First roundSwedenSweden0-3BrazilBrazil8200
09.06.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundBrazilBrazil3-0FranceFrance8900
18.08.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona7-0LevanteLevante2600
25.08.2013Spanish LigaMálagaMálaga0-1BarcelonaBarcelona2700
01.09.2013Spanish LigaValenciaValencia2-3BarcelonaBarcelona9001
10.09.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundBrazilBrazil3-1PortugalPortugal8910
14.09.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-2SevillaSevilla9001
18.09.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBarcelonaBarcelona4-0AjaxAjax7201
21.09.2013Spanish LigaRayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano0-4BarcelonaBarcelona8001
24.09.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona4-1Real SociedadReal Sociedad7411
05.10.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona4-1ValladolidValladolid9011
19.10.2013Spanish LigaOsasunaOsasuna0-0BarcelonaBarcelona9000
22.10.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMilanMilan1-1BarcelonaBarcelona8100
26.10.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-1Real MadridReal Madrid8411
01.11.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona1-0EspanyolEspanyol9001
06.11.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBarcelonaBarcelona3-1MilanMilan8500
10.11.2013Spanish LigaBetisBetis1-4BarcelonaBarcelona7410
23.11.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona4-0GranadaGranada9001
01.12.2013Spanish LigaAthleticAthletic1-0BarcelonaBarcelona9000
11.12.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBarcelonaBarcelona6-1CelticCeltic8131
14.12.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-1VillarrealVillarreal9020
17.12.2013Spanish CupFourth roundBarcelonaBarcelona3-0CartagenaCartagena9010
05.01.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona4-0ElcheElche900
11.01.2014Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético0-0BarcelonaBarcelona2300
16.01.2014Spanish CupFifth roundGetafeGetafe0-2BarcelonaBarcelona2800
15.02.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona6-0Rayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano2810
18.02.2014UEFA Champions LeagueRound of 16Man. CityMan. City0-2BarcelonaBarcelona1601
22.02.2014Spanish LigaReal SociedadReal Sociedad3-1BarcelonaBarcelona9000
02.03.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona4-1AlmeríaAlmería8800
08.03.2014Spanish LigaValladolidValladolid1-0BarcelonaBarcelona7400
12.03.2014UEFA Champions LeagueRound of 16BarcelonaBarcelona2-1Man. CityMan. City8000
23.03.2014Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid3-4BarcelonaBarcelona6900
26.03.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-0CeltaCelta7120
29.03.2014Spanish LigaEspanyolEspanyol0-1BarcelonaBarcelona8100
05.04.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-1BetisBetis1100
12.04.2014Spanish LigaGranadaGranada1-0BarcelonaBarcelona9000
16.04.2014Spanish CupFinalBarcelonaBarcelona1-2Real MadridReal Madrid9000

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General info

  • Name: Neymar
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (age): 05/02/1992 (21)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 11
  • Club: Barcelona ( ESP)


  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2013/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    18/09/13: Barcelona 4-0 Ajax

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Barcelona104
Total104
Last updated: 10/04/2014 01:07 CET
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