Happy Birthday Neymar Jr: Ten times when PSG's Brazilian went down on the field

Published: 05th February 2019 02:01 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th February 2019 02:44 PM  

Neymar diving
Neymar is the only Brazilian soccer player in the history of the game to be featured on the cover of reputed TIME magazine. The cover of the magazine read 'The Next Pele' (Photo | AP)
Neymar is a two-time receptient of the South American Footballer of the Year Award. He won the honor in the years 2011 and 2012. (Photo | AFP)
Neymar is a two-time receptient of the South American Footballer of the Year Award. He won he honour in 2011 and 2012. (Photo | AFP)
Brazil's Neymar, bottom, challenges for the ball with Mexico's Edson Alvarez during the round of 16 match at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena. | AP
In 2012 and 2013, SportsPro named him the most marketable athlete in the world. (Photo | AFP)
Neymar Virgil van Dijk Liverpool
Neymar became a father when he was 19 years old. However, has refused to reveal the identity of the mother for a long time to 'protect her and the child'. (Photo | AP)
In a comic released in April 2013, a baby version of Neymar was featured as the main character. (Photo | AFP)
Di Maria and Neymar of PSG (Photo | AFP)
Hardcore Neymar fans call themselves 'Neymarzetes.' Reports stated that security officials once had to lock Neymar up in a toilet at a Brazilian airport during a stampede of Neymarzetes. (Photo | AFP)
EPL side West Ham United was the first club to make a bid for him. The offer was quickly turned down by Santos. (Photo | AFP)
Neymar (Photo | AP)
The Barzilian captain in 5ft 9 in tall - making himn one of the shortest players at the international level. (Photo | AP)
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