Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, mostly known as “Neymar”, was born on February 5, 1992 in Mogi das Cruzes, state of Sao Paulo. From a very young age, his innate talent ability with the football could be noticed. As a reason, at only 17, he made his debut in Santos and created just a week-long expectation for the fans to be able to see him score his first goal, the first one out of many others in professional football.
It was undeniable that Neymar was a unique player, since the joy and passion that his legs have, can’t be compared to those of other current players. The Brazilian athlete brings agility and freshness to his game in every match, no matter the competition or the stage. Throughout his career, he has made countless dangerous plays against his opponents and scored a great number of goals.
Now that his life-story has been told, watch the recap of Neymar Jr. best moments in the CONMEBOL Copa América. He is one of the best players in South America and the world. A football promise that everyone yearns to continue seeing in the following editions of the oldest continental championship.
Making his debut at 19 in the 2011 edition, he has participated in two CONMEBOL Copa América so far. He has made a total of three goals and countless amazing plays, full of skill. Besides, he is the third player with the highest number of goals scored for his national team (61) and the fifth player with the most matches played in the “Verdeamarela” (101).