Al-Hilal announced the signing of Neymar on the club’s official website on the 16th (Korean time). His contract period is two years, and he paid a transfer fee of 90 million euros (approximately 131.5 billion won) to Paris Saint-Germain to recruit Neymar.
In a video uploaded to Al-Hilal social media, Neymar said, ‘I am here in Saudi Arabia. In a statement sent to Saudi Arabia , Neymar
explained why he decided to sign the contract, saying, “I want to write a new sports history.”
there are Al-Hilal is a huge club with fantastic fans and one of the best in Asia. It feels like the right decision at the right club and time for me.”
He said, “I like to win and score goals. We will continue to do that in Al-Hilal, Saudi Arabia.”
“It is always difficult to say goodbye to an amazing player like Nemiar, who is one of the best players in the world,” said Paris Saint-Germain President Nasser Al-Khelaifi. “I will never forget his contribution to the club and the project. We had great moments and Neymar will always be a huge part of our history.”
Al-Hilal is said to have accepted all the extravagant demands Neymar made to bring him from Europe to Saudi Arabia.
First of all, according to the BBC, Neymar’s annual salary alone reaches 150 million euros (approximately 219.3 billion won). Neymar then asked for a chauffeur who could be called 24 hours a day, along with four luxury foreign cars, including Lamborghini, Bentley and Mercedes. The price of four foreign cars alone is 510,000 pounds (approximately 870 million won). He also requested a luxury house with 25 rooms, 3 saunas, and 5 entourage including a cook. There are 5 attendants including the cook. It doesn’t end here. Al-Hilal has to pay for Neymar’s hotel, restaurant, and all other lodging costs. When Neymar is traveling individually or with his family, Al-Hilal even supports private jets.
Neymar moved from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain for a transfer fee of 222 million euros (approximately 298 billion won) in 2017, breaking the record for the highest transfer fee and annual salary ever.
He was surrounded by rumors of a breakup with Paris Saint-Germain with one year left in the 2021 contract period, but in March of that year, he signed a contract to extend the contract period to 2025.
Neymar has scored 118 goals and provided 77 assists in 173 appearances over the past six seasons for Paris Saint-Germain. However, he suffered from injuries every season and could not play more than 30 games in a single season. 22 matches in the 2021-22 season is his record for most league appearances in a season.
Neymar has won the league title with Paris Saint-Germain in five of six seasons, except for the 2020-21 season.안전놀이터
Al-Hilal have swept stars active on the European stage in this summer’s transfer window. Ruben Neves and Kalidou Koulibaly, who played an active role in the English Premier League, and Sergei Milinkovic Savic, one of the best midfielders in Italy’s Serie A, all wore Al-Hilal uniforms. Prior to signing Neymar, the club had spent 178 million euros on players this summer in the transfer market.