The Brazilian footballer Neymar fame isn’t new to football fans. He is widely considered as one of the best footballers of his era for his amazing skills in the sport.
He currently plays for Paris Saint-German as a striker in the French Ligue 1. Although, he has previously represented Santos and Barcelona.
He is also the captain of the Brazilian national team and helped his team reach the semi-final of the 2014 ‘World Cup’.
The PSG star is also the most expensive and highest-paid athlete right now. Believe it or not, Neymar’s annual salary even surpasses football icons Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Neymar’s stardom in football has acquired him a great amount of net worth. Let’s have a look at Neymar’s earnings.
What is Neymar’s Net worth in 2021?
As per Forbes, Neymar was ranked in the list of highest-paid athletes in the world 2020. He earned $95 million over the past year – $78 million from salary, $18 million from endorsements.
Neymar estimated net worth is said to be a whopping $200 million, according to Celebrity net worth. Neymar’s off-field ventures continuously supplement his net worth.
Salary of Neymar in 2021
Do you know that Neymar is currently the most expensive and highest-paid athlete globally?
The football star’s net worth skyrocket after signing a contract of transfer from Barcelona to Paris-Saint German in 2017 that was worth an astounding $263 million.
Neymar earns $69 million per year for the first five seasons with a weekly salary of $1.02 million. This figure can increase with performance bonuses and a huge one if Neymar leads PSG to the champion league title.
If the professional footballer decides to further extend his contract with PSG, his salary will increase to a mind-boggling $80 million per year, with a weekly salary of $1.5 million.
Neymar’s salary is also supplemented by frequent bonuses from the club. PSG pays Neymar an ethics bonus of $867,000 per month (approximately $10.4 million per year) for being “polite, punctual, friendly and available to the fans”.
Neymar Earnings from Endorsements
Neymar is the second most popular Brazilian athlete on social media with over 244 million followers on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter so, it’s no surprise that he earns an additional $21 million per year in endorsements from promoting products on his social media.
Neymar had a 11-year long deal with Nike that was worth a staggering $105 million. However, both parties ended the contract in 2020. Later on, Neymar joined the Puma brand for 35 million euros per year.
The star promotes Puma products on his social media and has also appeared in Puma advertisements.
He has had many sponsorship deals in the past including partnerships with Gillette, Beats Electronics and Red Bull, etc.
The star had worked with other notable companies across the globe, all of which have contributed to significantly boosting his net worth.
What businesses does Neymar have?
The professional footballer is involved in investments and has his own emoticons app named Neymoji for his fans.
Neymar has also been trying his hand in acting. He has appeared in two films, XXX: Return of Xander Cage and Os Parças in 2017.
He has also appeared in the TV show Money Heist in 2019 and has promoted money heist music.
Neymar began his career as a street footballer. His father, who had played professional football, helped him in becoming a professional footballer. At 11, Neymar was accepted into the youth program of the ‘Real Madrid’ but he chose to join the youth ranks at ‘FC Santos’ for higher pay.
In 2013, he signed with ‘Barcelona’ and immediately made an impact before finally winning the treble for the Catalan club in 2015. Currently, he plays for the French club Paris Sint-German.
On an international level, Neymar is the captain of the Brazilian national team and helped his team reach the semi-final of the 2014 ‘World Cup’.
He has won many awards including ‘World Soccer Young Player of the Year’ ‘FIFA Puskas Award’ for scoring the best goal of the year, ‘Golden Ball’ for his performance at the ‘FIFA Federations Cup’ in 2013, and ‘La Liga Best World Player’ after the 2014-15 season.
Neymar is without a doubt one of the leading footballers and is all set to become one of the greatest footballers of his generation.