Brazil’s Neymar Settles at Barcelona

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It is now three months since Brazil's hottest young talent, Neymar, made the move from Santos to Catalan giants Barcelona for a transfer fee reportedly around the US$76 million mark. The move was not only of huge personal benefit to the 21-year-old and his career prospects, but arguably came at the perfect time for the Seleção - the Brazilian national team - to see their star develop.

It had been mooted that Neymar would stay with boyhood club Santos until after the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?