Considered as one of the best footballers in the world, Neymar Jr has written his name in bold in the world of football. Starting out in 2010 by representing the national team of Brazil, he is known for his central striker and attacking midfielder skills. From leading the team in major tournaments to lifting trophies at world championships, Neymar has a celebrated decade long career.
Taking a nostalgic trip by going down some of his best moments while playing for his home country of Brazil, Neymar has achieved a lot and more awaits the star player!
In 2010, Neymar opened his international goals account in a fashion nobody foresaw, heading for a left wing cross past USA’s Tim Howard in the FIFA World Cup. For Superclásico de las Américas, his goal helped Brazil win the first edition of the tournament in 2011. At FIFA Confederations Cup, the striker’s goals against Japan, Mexico and Italy helped him seal the trophy.
For the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, Neymar led the team from front and burst into tears when Brazil won the gold medal. At Russia’s FIFA World Cup in 2018, Neymar made a comeback performance where he won the man of the match awards as well. At a friendly match, Neymar became the youngest player to reach 100 caps for Brazil, just at 27.
Having more vivid dreams for the national team of Brazil, Neymar has been part of this world renowned squad for ten years. Here are a glimpse of few celebrated memories of the popular footballer, see:
🇧🇷 We commemorate the 10th anniversary of his @CBF_Futebol debut with 10 of his finest performances
— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) August 10, 2020