The Making of the World’s Greatest New Number 10
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Neymar da Silva Santos Junior is the new global football superstar, already acclaimed as ‘the next Pelé’. He is the player everyone wants to watch in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, his home country.
With Santos, the team where Pelé played, he has reached three national Championships and has twice been elected the best player in South America. With Barcelona, which signed him for 57 million euros, he will flourish alongside Leo Messi to become one of the most lethal partnerships in football’s history.
Luca Caioli, author of bestselling biographies of Messi and Ronaldo, reconstructs Neymar’s life and career through exclusive private access to his friends, his family, his coaches, his teammates, his advisors, his fans. This is the first book about a new world footballing icon.
Luca Caioli is the bestselling author of Messi, Ronaldo and Torres. A renowned Italian sports journalist, he lives in Spain corresponding for SKY Italia and Corriere della Sera.