How Many Goals Neymar Scored in His Career?
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, or simply Neymar, is one of the most talented and exciting soccer players in the world. An electrifying opponent for opponents to face, Neymar has been a prolific goal scorer since early in his career. So just how many goals has Neymar scored in his illustrious career?
Neymar has played for three professional soccer clubs in his career: Santos, Barcelona, and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). At each of these clubs, Neymar has been a goal scoring titan.
- Santos: After joining Santos in 2009, Neymar quickly became their star player. In four seasons, Neymar scored an impressive 136 goals in 225 appearances, including 21 goals in 54 appearances in the 2011-2012 season.
- Barcelona: Neymar’s success at Santos earned him a move to Barcelona in 2013. He joined a star-studded front line that included Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez. At Barcelona, Neymar struck fear into opponents, scoring 105 goals in 186 appearances. He also had 22 goals in 2015-2016 season.
- PSG: Neymar moved to PSG in 2017 in what was a world-record transfer. At PSG, Neymar has been an undeniable goal scoring force. In two seasons, Neymar has already tallied 63 goals in 78 appearances.
Neymar has also represented his country, Brazil, at the international level. He is currently the leading goal scorer for Brazil with 62 goals in 103 appearances.
When combining Neymar’s goal tallies from club and international competitions, Neymar has scored an impressive total of 366 goals in 892 appearances. An average of 0.41 goals per game, Neymar is one of the most dangerous and exciting players in the world and this number is likely to rise as Neymar continues to build his legacy.