Neymar Jr. with his real name Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. was born in Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo, Brazil on February 5, 1992. He is the son of Neymar, a former professional Brazilian soccer player, and followed his father’s legacy. He joined Santos FC through the youth system at the age of 11. He continued playing for that club at professional levels till his recent transfer to Barcelona. One of his marvelous shot won FIFA Goal of the Year in 2011, and on the same year he also led Santos FC to its first Copa Libertadores in last 48 years. Neymar completed his 100th goal as a professional football player on his 20th birthday on February, 2012. This achievement came while playing against Palmeiras in the Campeonato Paulista.