Neymar the Brazilian forward is a beast when it comes to shatter the defense of any opponent.  Here are a few facts that every football(soccer) fan should know about this beast of the club FC Barcelona.

  1. Full name: Neymar da Silva Santos
  2. His idol in football worlds Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Andres Iniesta and Xavi.
  3. Neymar is spokesmodel and spokesperson for several products including Castrol, Police sunglasses and L’Oreal who released the cologne, Drakkar Noir by Neymar.vogue-brazil-gisele-neymar-cover
  4. Neymar appeared on a rap music video “Pais do Futebol” from MC Guime.
  5. Neymar is the 11th-highest scorer of all time for the Brazilian national team.
  6. In June 2014, Neymar appeared with supermodel Gisele Bündchen on the front cover of Vogue’s Brazilian edition.