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: 19/05/2015 02:17 CET
12.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageBrazilBrazil3-1CroatiaCroatia8820
17.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageBrazilBrazil0-0MexicoMexico9000
23.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageCameroonCameroon1-4BrazilBrazil7220
28.06.2014FIFA World CupRound of 16BrazilBrazil1-1
(3-2(p))
ChileChile12000
04.07.2014FIFA World CupQuarter-finalsBrazilBrazil2-1ColombiaColombia8801
31.08.2014Spanish LigaVillarrealVillarreal0-1BarcelonaBarcelona3100
13.09.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-0AthleticAthletic2720
17.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBarcelonaBarcelona1-0APOELAPOEL9000
21.09.2014Spanish LigaLevanteLevante0-5BarcelonaBarcelona5110
24.09.2014Spanish LigaMálagaMálaga0-0BarcelonaBarcelona6400
27.09.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona6-0GranadaGranada9030
30.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageParisParis3-2BarcelonaBarcelona9010
04.10.2014Spanish LigaRayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano0-2BarcelonaBarcelona8010
18.10.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-0EibarEibar7711
21.10.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBarcelonaBarcelona3-1AjaxAjax6210
25.10.2014Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid3-1BarcelonaBarcelona9010
01.11.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona0-1CeltaCelta9000
05.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageAjaxAjax0-2BarcelonaBarcelona7400
08.11.2014Spanish LigaAlmeríaAlmería1-2BarcelonaBarcelona4510
12.11.2014Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageTurkeyTurkey1-3BrazilBrazil9020
18.11.2014Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageAustriaAustria1-2BrazilBrazil9000
22.11.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona5-1SevillaSevilla9012
30.11.2014Spanish LigaValenciaValencia0-1BarcelonaBarcelona9000
07.12.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona5-1EspanyolEspanyol9000
10.12.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBarcelonaBarcelona3-1ParisParis9011
04.01.2015Spanish LigaReal SociedadReal Sociedad1-0BarcelonaBarcelona3200
08.01.2015Spanish CupRound of 16BarcelonaBarcelona5-0ElcheElche6720
11.01.2015Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-1AtléticoAtlético9010
18.01.2015Spanish LigaDeportivoDeportivo0-4BarcelonaBarcelona7000
21.01.2015Spanish CupQuarter-finalsBarcelonaBarcelona1-0AtléticoAtlético9000
24.01.2015Spanish LigaElcheElche0-6BarcelonaBarcelona9021
28.01.2015Spanish CupQuarter-finalsAtléticoAtlético2-3BarcelonaBarcelona7720
01.02.2015Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-2VillarrealVillarreal9010
08.02.2015Spanish LigaAthleticAthletic2-5BarcelonaBarcelona9010
11.02.2015Spanish CupSemi-finalsBarcelonaBarcelona3-1VillarrealVillarreal9000
15.02.2015Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona5-0LevanteLevante6710
21.02.2015Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona0-1MálagaMálaga9000
24.02.2015UEFA Champions LeagueRound of 16Man. CityMan. City1-2BarcelonaBarcelona8000
28.02.2015Spanish LigaGranadaGranada1-3BarcelonaBarcelona9000
04.03.2015Spanish CupSemi-finalsVillarrealVillarreal1-3BarcelonaBarcelona9020
14.03.2015Spanish LigaEibarEibar0-2BarcelonaBarcelona7000
18.03.2015UEFA Champions LeagueRound of 16BarcelonaBarcelona1-0Man. CityMan. City9000
22.03.2015Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-1Real MadridReal Madrid8500
26.03.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageFranceFrance1-3BrazilBrazil9010
05.04.2015Spanish LigaCeltaCelta0-1BarcelonaBarcelona9000
11.04.2015Spanish LigaSevillaSevilla2-2BarcelonaBarcelona7411
15.04.2015UEFA Champions LeagueQuarter-finalsParisParis1-3BarcelonaBarcelona9010
18.04.2015Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-0ValenciaValencia9000
21.04.2015UEFA Champions LeagueQuarter-finalsBarcelonaBarcelona2-0ParisParis9020
25.04.2015Spanish LigaEspanyolEspanyol0-2BarcelonaBarcelona9010
28.04.2015Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona6-0GetafeGetafe9011
02.05.2015Spanish LigaCórdobaCórdoba0-8BarcelonaBarcelona9010
06.05.2015UEFA Champions LeagueSemi-finalsBarcelonaBarcelona3-0BayernBayern9010
09.05.2015Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-0Real SociedadReal Sociedad9010
12.05.2015UEFA Champions LeagueSemi-finalsBayernBayern3-2BarcelonaBarcelona9020
17.05.2015Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético0-1BarcelonaBarcelona9000

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General info

  • Name: Neymar
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 05/02/1992 (22)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 11
  • Club: Barcelona ( ESP)

  • Height: 175cm

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2014/15

  • 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
Barcelona2113
Total2113
Last updated: 13/05/2015 01:05 CET
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