Neymar JR is one of the most popular footballers in the world. He has played for clubs like Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, and even his native Brazilian club Santos FC. The footballer has been making headlines recently as he was named the richest athlete on earth by Forbes magazine with an estimated net worth of $275 million USD.
The soccer star also gets a yearly salary of around $814 thousand USD from his team PSG along with about $636 thousand USD in endorsements earnings annually.
|Date of Birth||8th July 1991|
|Net Worth||£63.00 million|
|Height||6 ft 4 in|
|Teams||Celtic, Liverpool and Netherlands|
|Endorsements||Nike, EA Sports|
On top of this, he also owns property worth millions that includes a penthouse apartment in Miami Beach which cost him over $3 million dollars back in 2015.
Neymar JR has been named as the world’s best football player and is the top-earning footballer. This compilation of his income, salary and endorsements earnings shows that he earned more than £200 million last year.
The Brazilian forward made an estimated £2.5million a week in salary alone, which is double what Cristiano Ronaldo earns at Juventus.
He also earned around £1m from advertising deals with Nike, Beats by Dre headphones and Red Bull. Along with being one of the world’s most sought-after players, Neymar Jr was ranked number five on Forbes magazine’s list of highest paid athletes this year behind boxer Floyd Mayweather.
The 27-year old defender joined Southampton in 2015, signing a five year contract that made him one of the best paid players at St Mary’s Stadium. In July 2017 he moved to Liverpool for £75 million (€84m), making him one of the most expensive defenders ever. Van Dijk currently earns €8m per year which includes wages, bonuses and sponsorship deals.
Neymar JR is one of the most successful footballers in the world. He has been playing for Brazil National Team as well as Paris Saint-Germain Football Club since 2013. Being a forward with exceptional vision and passing skills, he became a part of Brazilian team that won 2018 FIFA World Cup title.
Virgil van Dijk is a Dutch footballer who plays as a centre-back for Premier League club Liverpool and the Netherlands national team. He has been described as “one of the most accomplished defenders in world football” by UEFA, with his physicality and positioning earning praise from pundits.
With his contract at PSG expiring this year, there are speculations about him joining Real Madrid or FC Barcelona which would make him one of the highest paid footballers in Europe if not all over the world. The 25-year old footballer’s net worth is estimated to be around $250 million (€222 million).