Neymar is just 28 years old, but we may already confirm that he is one of the greatest Brazilian players of all time. Legends as Pele, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho and so have recognized that the talent and skills of the PSG star are impressive and that he has nothing to envy them so far.
With many more years to play as a pro-player and achieve important titles, he is already considered a star. When traveling to Río de Janeiro, Brazil, to be with his relatives on the start of 2021, he received and impressive distinction. The feet of Ney have been gravened on a platelet, that will now be carried to the causeway of fame from the mythical Maracaná stadium.
The idol published the images of the process in his Instagram account, in which he appeared wearing the Brazilian national team jersey. Just top players born at that country, as Pele, Dinho or Ronaldo, have their platelet of Maracaná stadium. There are also a couple of foreign ones, as Franz Beckenbauer, Eusebio or Alcides Ghiggia that also have it.
Neymar has played 103 matches with Brazil national team, scoring 64 goals. At Maracaná, he played the biggest number of matches with his national team, as at Santos FC he only played since 2009 to 2013, when he left to FC Barcelona. On August 2017, he finally traveled to Paris Saint-Germain, to transform into the most expensive soccer player ever, with a transfer of $225 million.