For football fans worldwide, Neymar Jr, born Neymar da Silva Santos Junior in Sao Paulo, Brazil, needs no introduction.
Earlier this year, Neymar was announced as the face of Diesel’s new fragrance Spirit Of The Brave and I was invited to the launch in mid-May for an exclusive chat with the sporting superstar.
Neymar tells me he’s learning to be more open. “I’m not a talkative person, you know. I’m a very reserved guy, I keep things to myself,” he says in Portuguese.
He’s softly spoken, and smiles often.
“But it comes to a point where I end up frustrated, getting angry, exploding and not communicating in a correct way. I’m trying to improve on that.