Neymar is 29 years old. He signed with Nike when he was only 13, before he was a professional soccer player in Brazil who gained fame in Europe. The Wall Street Journal called him “the most expensive player in the history of soccer.”
Paris Saint-Germain paid FC Barcelona nearly $260 million in transfer fees in 2017. Most recently, he signed a contract extension with French club PSG through 2025, the news outlet reported. EuroSport reported on the contract extension with PSG. Neymar said in a statement to the news outlet he was “very happy” and “proud.”
His statement said:
I’m really pleased to continue my adventure at Paris Saint-Germain, I’m very happy in Paris, and proud to be part of this squad, to work with these players, a great coach and to be part of the history of this club. These are things that make me believe even more in this great project. I have grown as a person here, as a human being and as a player, too. So I am very happy to extend my contract and I hope to win many more trophies here.