Many consider him to be one of the top athletes in the world. He has played for clubs like Santos, Barcelona, and Paris Saint-Germain and is an active member of the Brazilian National Team.
In 2017 Neymar signed a new five-year deal 2017 with Paris Saint-Germain that made him highest-paid soccer player in the world perhaps, the highest-paid athlete in the world concerning base salary.
The salary he earns from his club amounts to $78 million. The player earns another $20-40 million annually through promotions and endorsements. .
In 2020, for instance, the star earned $96 million. $78 came from salary and $18 million in endorsements. .
The year Neymar was 17 when he made his debut signing a significant deal with Brazilian club Santos. This contract was worth $1.7 million annually.
He eventually signed an interim contract with Santos, which would pay the company $4 million per year and allowed him to pursue alternative options during the interim.
In 2013, Neymar agreed to a contract worth $119million with Barcelona. The mega-deal earned Neymar the equivalent of 15 million annually in wages.
Neymar also earned around an annual $16 million through endorsement deals. The total earnings to about $30 million between 2013 and 2017.
On the 2nd of Aug 2017, Neymar signed a contract and under the agreement, Neymar should earn a record-breaking $1.02 million per week, or roughly five million dollars per year, in just his salary.
Neymar is expected to earn approximately 70 million dollars annually. Between June 2017 and June 2018, Neymar earned $90 million.
Out of which $20 million was from endorsements and $70 million from bonuses and salary. The rapper made the exact amount from June 2018 to June 2019.