Born on February 5, 1992 in Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo, Brazil. Barcelona and Brazilian national team forward Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, best known as Neymar, has an estimated net worth of $145 million (€135 million), according to Goal.com 2015 rich list. The talented footballer, who is widely noted for his impressive finishing, dribbling, speed and acceleration, started to gain fame following strings of impressive displays for both his ex-club Santos and his country, which attracted interest from a number of clubs. In 2013, Neymar signed for La Liga powerhouse Barcelona for a transfer fee of €87.2 million (making him the 10th overall highest transfer) and has established himself as an important figure at the club, receiving plaudits from plenty of football greats including Pele. He has also won many awards so far, including FIFA Puskás Award and the South American Footballer of the Year award in 2011 and 2012. Along with Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar has appeared on the covers of Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 and Pro Evolution Soccer 2013. On February 2013, he became the first ever Brazilian athlete to have graced the cover of TIME magazine, while in May in the same year he topped the most marketable athlete on the planet by the SportsPro magazine, overtaking other world renowned athletes like Usain Bolt, Cristiano Ronaldo, Rory McIlroy and now teammate Lionel Messi.