Brazilian soccer star Neymar has signed a two-year contract with Saudi club Al-Hilal. The Brazilian striker played six years with the Paris St Germain team, PSG where he won several trophies, but not the Champions League.
Until now, there are no details about the contract, but it is reported that there is talk of 90 million euros and other payments, before the medical examination for the 31-year-old Brazilian. The French newspaper “L’Equipe” said that Neymar will benefit around 160 million euros from the deal.
Saudi Professional League (SPL) club Al-Hilal announced that Neymar had signed a contract until 2025. In a video posted on the club’s social media, Neymar said, “I’m in Saudi Arabia, I’m Hilal.”
In 2017, Neymar signed a contract with the PSG club worth 222 million euros. He scored 118 goals in 173 games for the Paris club and won numerous trophies, including five Ligue 1 titles.
Neymar has also played in 124 matches for Brazil, scoring 77 goals – a record shared with the legendary three-time World Cup winner Pele.
The most successful club in Saudi Arabia and Asia, Al-Hilal has won 66 trophies and holds the record for the number of titles.
Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo signed a contract with Al-Nassr club, becoming the highest paid sportsman in the world. The al-Ittihad club signed an agreement with the French striker Karim Benzema, who played for the “Real Madrid” team.