Neymar

Neymar

Neymar

116,424 global poker index

0 world poker tour index

$32,131 total poker live earnings

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Profile

name
Neymar
Nationality
Brazil
GPI Rank
116,424
WPT Wins
0
total poker live earnings
$32,131

Biography

Neymar Jr. is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays for Paris Saint-Germain. He is widely considered one of the most talented footballers in the world.

Not only that, but he is fanatical about poker. So much so, that he even named his dog poker!

Neymar and Poker

In May 2015, Neymar joined PokerStarsas a brand ambassador. At the time, he was joined by another legend of Brazilian football Ronaldo as a member of Team Sportstars.

“Growing up and playing football everyday has made me a competitive person,” Neymar Jr. said. “When I’m not playing football, playing poker and competing against my teammates on the road or in home games with friends is one of my favorite things to do.”

Neymar has been heavily involved with PokerStars, hosting multiple charity home games, including one at EPT Barcelona won by Steve O’Dwyer.

During the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) in 2020, Neymar made a deep run finishing 12th in Event 18-H: $2,100 NLHE 6-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO

In December 2020, Neymar rejoined PokerStars and pledged to bring his flair and personality to the online and live tables.

“As a true poker fan, I am excited to start a new chapter with PokerStars,” said the 28-year-old Neymar. “Together well be creating moments for our community and fans all over the world.”

Read More: Three Reasons Neymar’s New PokerStars Partnership Will Succeed

In January 2022, played in the PokerStars Winter Series making the Winter Series 40-H: $1,050 8-Max, Turbo Final Table

Neymar Poker Fun Facts

  • Neymar plans to play poker professionally after he retires from football
  • His favourite hand in poker his pocket tens - after his shirt number - and jack-five
  • According to Forbes in 2020, Neymar is the fourth-highest-paid athlete in the world with a net worth of around $200 million.

Neymar at the World Series of Poker

Brazil has won numerous World Series of Poker bracelets, and although Neymar hasn’t got his hands on one yet, he’s no stranger to the bright lights of Las Vegas.

In 2015, he droped into the WSOP to support his friend Felipe “Mojave” Ramos, stopping to take picture with poker legend Phil Hellmuth.

In 2022, Neymar played in Event #26: $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship and was almost kicked out of another event before finishing in the money in Event #41: $1,000 Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Holdem.

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2022 World Series of PokerEvent #41: $1,000 Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold’em Freezeout 49th $3,959
PokerStars SCOOP 2020SCOOP-121-H: $1,050 NLHE 8-Max, Progressive KO, $1.5M Gtd 121st $1,865