Neymar received his third Samba d'Or trophy
Neymar received his third Samba d'Or trophy at the PSG training center, succeeding new Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho, who won the award for 2016
Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar received his 2017 Samba d'Or at the Ooredoo training center. He takes the trophy from his great friend, Philippe Coutinho, who won the previous edition. Neymar will be able to add the award to his personal collection, with this third trophy. Scorer of 34 goals in all competitions in 2017 with FC Barcelona, PSG and the Seleção, Neymar equals his teammate Thiago Silva's feat, with three Samba d'Ors. The award was voted for by internet users from around the world as well as European and Brazilian journalists and also former Brazilian players.
"Being voted the best Brazilian player is a great honour, I am very happy especially as there are many Brazilian players of quality. It is an honour for me to once again receive this trophy and I hope to continue to work hard to help my teammates. "