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Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior (born 5 February 1992), also known as Neymar Júnior, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a attacking midfielder for Saudi Pro League club Al Hilal and the Brazil national team. Regarded as one of the greatest players in his generation, he is renowned for his flamboyant style of play, passing abilities, and two-footedness. Neymar has scored at least 100 goals for three different clubs, being one of a few players to do so, and is the highest-scoring Brazilian player in Champions League history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Neymar has received more than 45,634,720 page views. His biography is available in 133 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 104 in 2019). Neymar is the 77th most popular soccer player (up from 111th in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 48th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

Neymar is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for French club Paris Saint-Germain. He is also captain of the Brazilian national team. Neymar is most famous for his skills with the ball, and has been ranked as one of the best players in the world.

Memorability Metrics

  • 46M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.02

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 133

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among soccer players, Neymar ranks 77 out of 21,273Before him are Silvio Piola, Francesco Totti, Gianluigi Buffon, Miguel Muñoz, Gordon Banks, and Rivaldo. After him are Giacinto Facchetti, Paul Breitner, Béla Guttmann, Bobby Moore, Rudi Völler, and Rob Rensenbrink.

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Among people born in 1992, Neymar ranks 1After him are David Bohm, Cardi B, Thibaut Courtois, Selena Gomez, Sadio Mané, Kim Seok-jin, Son Heung-min, Marc-André ter Stegen, Miley Cyrus, Álvaro Morata, and Dani Carvajal.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Neymar ranks 37 out of 2,236Before him are Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887), Roberto Carlos (1973), Nelson Piquet (1952), Nílton Santos (1925), Sebastião Salgado (1944), and Rivaldo (1972). After him are João Gilberto (1931), Bebeto (1964), Carlos Alberto Parreira (1943), Alberto Santos-Dumont (1873), Gylmar dos Santos Neves (1930), and José Altafini (1938).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Neymar ranks 18Before him are Ronaldinho (1980), Djalma Santos (1929), Romário (1966), Roberto Carlos (1973), Nílton Santos (1925), and Rivaldo (1972). After him are Bebeto (1964), Gylmar dos Santos Neves (1930), José Altafini (1938), Kaká (1982), Cafu (1970), and Zito (1932).