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Mind Boggling Facts About Renowned Footballer Neymar Jr That You Need To Know

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He is regarded as one of the world's most notable athletes

Neymar is recognized as one of the finest players in the world at the moment but off the field, he is regarded as one of the most renowned sportsmen in the world comparable to Messi and Ronaldo in terms of celebrity and effect.

In 2013, Sports Pro called him the most extraordinary athlete, in 2016, ESPN ranked him the fourth most renowned athlete and in 2017, Time named him one of the 100 most important persons in the world.

He is the world's seventh-richest footballer

Neymar Jr. is said to be wealthier than virtually everyone else. The Brazilian sensation is regarded as the most marketable athletes.

He was named the seventh-richest footballer in the world in 2012 beating the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Rory Mcilroy and Usain Bolt.

A prominent journal, The Guardian, even called Neymar the sixth-best footballer alive. The Brazilian athlete was nominated for the Ballon D'or after scoring 39 goals in Barcelona's 2014-2015 season; trailing only Lionel Messi and Cristiano.

He earned his first international hat trick in 2012

On September 10th, 2012, Neymar scored his full international hat trick in an 8-0 friendly triumph against China. Despite having numerous goals in the Brazilian shirt; getting an international hat trick is a fantastic sensation.

There are two Guinness World Records

Neymar stands beside Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi at the Parc des Princes after a news conference following his world record £200 million move from FC Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain.

Few people are aware that Neymar Jr owns two Guinness World Records. One for his transfer from Barcelona to PSG, which was the most expensive transfer in football history, and the other for scoring the quickest goal in Olympic history as a male athlete.

On his 20th birthday, he scored his 100th professional goal

Many young footballers desire to achieve a lot while they are still young. It was a piece of cake for Neymar junior who netted his 100th professional goal on his 20th birthday against Palmeiras on 5 February 2012 in the traditional Neymar style.

He established a high benchmark for young players at the time; achieving this astounding stat throughout his playing career at Santos at such a young age.

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