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Lately, there’s hardly a summer without the now-traditional Neymar Junior transfer saga. And 2018/19 did not disappoint at all. Be that as it may, the Brazilian is nowadays only talked about in a context that often doesn’t have much to do with his footballing abilities, and that tells us enough about his recent ventures.

But still, regardless of the media and Neymar’s off the pitch adventures, this tactical analysis scout report will look at his on the pitch skillset and use analysis to uncover that almost forgotten brilliance that this exceptional player has in his arsenal.

Player overview

Neymar Junior is a 27-year-old Brazilian forward that was widely regarded as a definite future Ballon d’Or winner by the majority of the footballing world. Renowned for his incredible technical ability and his footballing intelligence, Neymar took the stage by storm and cemented himself as a class above the most.

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