Neymar Brazil
One to watch

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

05 Feb 1992

Height

1.74m

Weight

65kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 1 0

Sport Guides

FOOTBALL

Biography

Competed in: FOOTBALLFootball

The 20-year-olds performances for Brazil have made the football world sit up and take notice

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Mexico players celebrate Mexico shock Brazil to win gold

Two goals from Oribe Peralta give Mexico a surprise 2-1 victory over Brazil in the Olympic football final.

11 Aug 12

South Africa's Portia Modise The best Olympic football goals

Women's Football

9 Aug 12

BBC Sport's top ten goals from the men's and women's competition, including a stunning free-kick from Brazil's Neymar.

Neymar Brazil hold off Egypt fightback

Men's Football

26 Jul 12

Brazil hold off an Egypt fightback to open their Olympic campaign with a 3-2 victory while Belarus also win in Group C.

London 2012: Highlights of Brazil 3-2 Egypt Highlights: Brazil 3-2 Egypt

Men's Football

26 Jul 12

Brazil score three first-half goals to beat Egypt at the Millennium Stadium in their opening Group C match of London 2012.

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Head to Head

Neymar vs Joe Allen

Neymar

Neymar One to watch Brazil flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

6

Height

1.74m (5'9")

Weight

65kg

Age

22

Joe Allen

Joe Allen Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

4

Height

1.7m (5'7")

Weight

65kg

Age

24

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