Brazil’s Neymar is one of the most highly rated young players in world football and has attracted the interest of many top clubs. In 2012 he scored some superlative goals and is compared by many to the great Brazilian Pelé.
In February, at just 20, he scored his 100th goal for Santos against Palmeiras. He first played for Brazil in 2010 and has scored 16 goals in 25 appearances. He was one of the stars of the Brazil Olympic football team which reached the final in London, with three goals and several assists.