Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, better known as Neymar or Neymar Jr., is a Brazilian professional footballer. He was born on February 5, 1992 in Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo, Brazil. When he was 19, he won the 2011 South American Footballer of the Year award. He was still younger when he was discovered by Santos FC . Later on he was offered with a contract which led him to a greater opportunity. In the year 2009, he made his professional debut even if he was still 17 years old. He continues to be a prominent football player these days.
When it comes to keeping his body fit and strong, the sports celebrity usually spends time doing weight exercises as well as cardio exercises such as cycling, playing golf, running, and swimming. “When we don’t have matches we do a lot more gym work,” said Neymar in one of his interviews. “But during the season a lot of your training comes on the pitch.”
Apart from cardio exercises, he also incorporates squat jumps, rope skipping, hopping hurdles, short sprints and a five-minute run. As for his diet, he usually consumes foods that are loaded with carbs.
Body Measurement (2014 – Age 23)
Height: 174 cm | 5 feet, 8.5 Inches
Weight: 68 kg | 150 lbs
Chest: 104 cm | 41 in
Bicep: 38 cm | 15 in
Hip Size: 84 cm | 33 in