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Neymar: The story so far

Published 1038 GMT (1838 HKT) August 2, 2017
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Barcelona striker Neymar has told his teammates he wants to leave the club. Chris Trotman/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
He has been linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain in a $256 million deal. It would smash the current transfer record of $120 million set when Paul Pogba moved to Manchester United. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Neymar started his career at Brazilian club Santos and moved to Barcelona in 2013. YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
At Barcelona, he's become part of the most revered attacking force in world football alongside Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez. Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The 25-year-old has scored over 100 goals for the Catalan club, helping them win the Champions League, two La Liga titles and three Copa del Reys. Denis Doyle/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
He signed a new five-year contract at Barcelona in 2016 with a release clause of €222 million. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
He won a gold medal with Brazil at the 2016 Rio Olympics, the first time it had won the title. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
Neymar has netted 52 goals in 77 games for his country. VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/AFP/Getty Images