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Brazil's Santos FC forward Neymar gestures to fans as the team arrives at a stadium for a training session in Nagoya, central Japan, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, ahead of their Dec. 14, semifinal at the FIFA Club World Cup. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

Brazil's Santos FC forward Neymar gestures to fans as the team arrives at a stadium for a training session in Nagoya, central Japan, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, ahead of their Dec. 14, semifinal at the FIFA Club World Cup. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

Everything you need to know about Neymar

Yahoo Sports

He's just 22 years old, but Neymar is already drawing comparisons to some of soccer's biggest legends. Did you know that at 14, the young star nearly left Brazil for a contract with Real Madrid? Find out more things you might not know about the player many consider the next Pelé.
Danielle Elliot, Yahoo Sports