Neymar Net Worth:
Neymar net worth and salary: Neymar Jr is a professional footballer who plays for the Brazilian international football team. He has a net worth of $90 Million. He was born in Mogi das Cruzes in Brazil. His birth name is Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, but was and is commonly called Neymar Jr. His father who was a former football player taught him how to play football.
Neymar’s talent began to shine when he was still very young. His family relocated to Sao Vicente where he began playing for the youth team, Portuguesa Santista. This paved the way for him to join Santos FC youth academy. After that he moved to spain and trained with the youth team of Real Madrid. When he was 17 he returned to Brazil to play for Santos FC, this time not the youth academy but in the senior team, where he scored his first goal in his second match.
His first two seasons with the senior team was very brilliant. He grew a reputation for taking unnecessary dives and being too difficult but he apologized and decided to change. From the onward, Neymar Jr has gone on a very successful career. He represented Santos FC until 2003, after which he moved to Barcelona FC in Spain.
Neymar Net Worth over time:
At just the age of 17, Neymar signed his first major contract with Santos. His first contract was estimated to $1.7 Million a year. After Neymar’s brilliance, Santos attempted to lock down Neymar with a $20 Million contract extension. But Neymar knew better. He knew competition in Brazilian Leagues were inferior to that in Europe. Neymar’s reason for this was he wanted to shine and be one of the best players in the world.
He signed a short term contract with Santos which was paying him $4 million a year. This contract also allowed him to seek new options while playing for Santos. In 2013, Barcelona FC signed Neymar at a contract of $119 million. This deal paid him $15 million a year in terms of salary. He also earns an estimated $16 million a year from endorsements from companies like Nike, Konami and L’Óreal. This therefore means he earns roughly $30 million annually.