Neymar is currently the holder of the number 10 shirt at Paris Saint Germain. The former Barcelona forward sealed a world record transfer to PSG as the French club paid a whopping £200m to acquire his service. He is currently the world’s most expensive player, and this record is yet to be breached.
Neymar came through the rank at Brazilian club Santos FC and then FC Barcelona spotted him and brought him to the Camp Nou in the 2013-14 season. The forward was an instant hit in the La Liga and also proved his credentials in the Champions League with the Spanish team
After spending there a few years Paris Saint Germain came calling for him and the talented Brazilian moved to Parc des Princes in the 2017-18 season and since then he has been a part of the PSG outfit.
Neymar also represented Brazil in various international competitions and will be leading his national team in the Qatar World Cup this year. He was supposed to be the heir of Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo but hasn’t managed to follow their footsteps despite showing initial promise.
Neymar Jersey Number: Jersey Numbers
Neymar started his career with Santos FC and pretty quickly rose through the ranks of the club. He scored 10 times in the Brazilian top tier and from there it was no looking back. He took over the number 10 shirt and had worked his way to climb up the steps and almost got a club legend status at the club.
He scored galore of goals during his time at the Brazilian club and emerged as one of the most exciting youngsters in world football. He netted 17 goals in the Brazilian league and another 13 the next season followed by another 12 goals in 2012. He used to wear the number 10 during his entire journey with Santos FC.
He then moved to Spain and started playing alongside Lionel Messi. As Messi was the automatic choice for the number 10 shirt, Neymar occupied the 11 number to kickstart his career in Spain.
He soon became a formidable name and also was part of the famous MSN trio which included Messi and Luis Suarez also. He found the net 9 times in his inaugural season in the La Liga and then scored 39 goals in the 2014-15 season.
He continued his goal scoring traits in the next seasons too as he netted 24 goals in 2015-16 and another 13 in the 2016-17 season. He then moved to Paris and maintained his stature for PSG.
In his first season with the French club, he scored 19 goals in the Ligue 1 and then the next two seasons he scored 15 and 13 goals for the club. He has had problems with persistent injury issues as he hasn’t been at his best throughout his PSG career.
He has been wearing the number 10 jersey since he arrived at the club. When Messi signed for PSG last summer from Barcelona Neymar did offer him the number 10 shirt but the Argentine rejected his advances and picked up the number 30 at Parc des Princes.
He was initially handed over the number 11 for Brazil but after that, he has been wearing the number 10 for the national team. He was supposed to be the heir of Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo but hasn’t managed to follow their footsteps despite showing initial promise.
Neymar Jersey Number: History
|Paris Saint Germain||2017-18||10|
|Paris Saint Germain||2018-19||10|
|Paris Saint Germain||2019-20||12|
|Paris Saint Germain||2019-20||10|
|Paris Saint Germain||2020-21||10|
|Paris Saint Germain||2021-22||10|
|Paris Saint Germain||2022-23||10|
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