Neymar was a key player in Brazils victory in the South American U-20 Championship in 2011, the tournament in which he was the top scorer, and also contributed to his teams victory in the 2013 Confederations Cup, which won the Golden Ball as the best player. Domestic league is shown, more detailed statistics can be see when a specific competition has been selected. Chelsea, under new ownership following Roman Abramovich's sale to a group led by Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly, are the club being linked with Neymar right now, but the team has other priorities and it would be an interesting decision by Tuchel, now Chelsea coach, to decide to work with Neymar again. Ligue 1, #20 in While he did not complete his participation in the 2014 World Cup and the 2015 Copa America due to injury and suspension, respectively, he led the team to win the first gold medal in its history in mens football at the 2016 Summer Olympics. But with the modern game demanding that every player works harder than ever, both in and out of possession, Neymar's inability, or reluctance, to contribute defensively makes him a luxury that the top teams can do without. Neymar joined Paris Saint-Germain on August 3, 2017, from Barcelona, after the Paris club paid the penalty clause in his contract with Barca, which amounted to 222 million euros, thus becoming the most expensive player in the history of football. La Liga Best Player in the World: 201415, La Liga Player of the Month: November 2015, Ligue 1 squad for the season: 201718, 201819, 202021, Ligue 1 Player of the Month: December 2017, January 2020, Best Player in Copa America: 2021 (shared with Messi), Copa Libertadores top scorer: 2012 (joint with Matias Alusteza), Champions League top scorer: 201415 (shared with Ronaldo and Messi), FIFA Club World Cup Best Assisting Player: 2015. The striker began his star journey in the Brazilian Santos, and from there he moved to the Catalan Barcelona, wherein a short period of time he became one of the leaders of the team and managed to win many different titles, including: In the summer of 2017, Neymars life changed dramatically.He changed his club registration and this time became a player of the French Paris Saint-Germain.The transfer amounted to 222 million, after which the Brazilian became the most expensive player in the history of football.
UEFA Champions League Best Assisting Player: 201516, 201617. Frank Leboeuf reacts to Thiago Silva's comments about wanting Neymar to join him at Chelsea. According to you, what is beauty? Goals by footLigue 1, Top 10 in But Messi and Ronaldo have also been more consistent, fitter and less affected by off-field distractions than Neymar, and his own reputation has been tarnished as a result.
In total, Neymar scored 71 goals and provided 45 assists with the Brazil national team, only in 117 international matches. USMNT's Pulisic talks Chelsea future, hunger for World Cup success, the three-year contract Neymar signed at Parc des Princes 12 months ago, Trades work in U.S. sports, so why not in soccer? Unidad Editorial Informacin Deportiva, S.L.U. All rights reserved. Unidad Editorial Informacin Deportiva, S.L.U. Do you agree? Maybe it's time to put some respect on Neymar's name and appreciate what he's done for the sport of football. But while it is easy to argue the reasons why PSG can thrive without Neymar -- it helps when you have Mbappe and Messi in the squad -- the absence of an obvious destination for the Brazilian is a reflection of the state of the game today and how he has become a symbol of a different age. Then led him to win the Libertadores Cup the following year, where he was the teams top scorer in the competition and scored in the decisive second leg as well, which was the first continental title to be crowned by the club since the days of the legend Pele in 1963. Chance creationLigue 1, Top 10 in