In his last full year in Brazil, Neymar scored 43 goals in 47 appearances for Santos, ensuring his status as one of the beautiful game’s hottest properties.

The then 20-year-old also scored nine times in 11 outings for Brazil, and will make his homecoming in June firmly established as A Seleção’s star player.

Indeed, while the goals have not flowed as freely for Neymar in a Barcelona shirt this season, he already has 30 for the national team – and will be odds-on to bolster that tally during his country’s eagerly anticipated FIFA World Cup™.