Neymar da Silva Santos Jnior, better known as Neymar, is one of the most shining footballers of this decade. Born in 1992, this young footballer made a mark for himself in the sport due to his sheer talent. In 2011, he won the title of South American Footballer of the Year, along with FIFA Pusks Award for goal of the year. His stature in the Brazilian team has ever since grown. He was the third highest goalscorer in World Cup 2014, which prompted the Brazilian authorities to choose him as the next captain following the tournament. Although, Neymar did not succeed in leading Brazil to a victory in Copa America 2015, his captaincy was extensively praised. Neymar's skillset is considered to be second top none in contemporary world of football, and analysts have found it sensible to compare him with all time great Pele.