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Neymar net worth and salary: how much money does he have?

Neymar's one of the richest players in the world

Neymar's one of the richest players in the world
Neymar's one of the richest players in the world

Neymar who has a net worth of $200 million. Widely considered one of the best players in the world, he has played for teams such as Santos, Barcelona, and Paris Saint-Germain, and is also a member of the Brazilian National Team. In 2017, Neymar signed a new 5-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain that made him the highest-paid soccer player in the world and perhaps the highest-paid athlete on the planet in terms of base salary. His base salary from the club is $78 million. He earns an additional $20-40 million per year from bonuses and endorsements. For example, in 2020 he earned a total of $96 million – $78 from salary, $18 million from endorsements.

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, commonly known as Neymar Jr. or simply Neymar, was born in Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil, on February 5, 1992. His father, Neymar Santos Sr., is a former footballer and after noticing his son's growing talent in the sport, took on the role of his advisor. The family moved to São Vicente in 2003, where Neymar began playing for the youth team Portuguesa Santista.

Later that same year they relocated to Santos, where he joined Santos FC. There, he trained in the Santos youth academy. When he was 14 years old, Neymar traveled to Spain where he joined the Real Madrid youth team; at the time, stars like Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane, David Beckham, and Robinho played for Real Madrid.

Neymar maintains 142 jobs at his institute, closed for a year due to the pandemic

Neymar is no stranger to the pandemic that is ravaging the planet and hitting Brazil hard. The Neymar Jr Institute, which has cared for some 3,000 needy children and adolescents in Praia Grande and which is managed by the family of the PSG star, has been closed since March 2020 due to the coronavirus. However, none of its workers have been left behind. And it is that Neymar has maintained the jobs of the 142 people who work in his institute.

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