Saudi Arabia ‘to pay Neymar £430,000 for every Instagram post promoting his new home’ as bonus clauses of his incredible £130m-a-year contract are revealed
By Tum Balogun for Mailonline
Published: 4:01 a.m. EDT, August 15, 2023 | Update: 7:05 a.m. EDT, August 15, 2023
Brazilian footballer Neymar is reportedly receiving £430,000 for every post on his Instagram that promotes Saudi Arabia as part of his mega-money deal with new club Al-Hilal.
The Brazilian, who currently plays for Paris Saint-Germain in France, is set to sign a two-year contract with the Saudi club and become the latest big name in football to move to the Gulf nation.
He passed his medical on Monday as he is set to complete a £73million move which Mail Sport say will earn him £130million a year.
But, according to French outlet FootMercato, the eye-watering sum includes a bonus of £70,000 for every win collected by the Riyadh-based team, as well as £430,000 for every post or story it posts on social media. who promotes Saudi Arabia.
Neymar currently has 62.5 million followers on social media platform X and 212 million followers on Instagram.
Neymar would receive £430,000 for every post on his Instagram that promotes Saudi Arabia as part of his mega-money deal with new club Al-Hilal
The contract also includes a lavish home for himself and his pregnant girlfriend Bruna Biancardi, along with a group of housekeepers and support staff.
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The remarkable contract also includes a private plane to allow him to fly around the world, as well as a lavish home for him and his pregnant girlfriend Bruna Biancardi, complete with a group of housekeepers and support staff.
As Mail Sport reported on Monday, Saudi insiders say a presentation of the stadium to an adoring public would be the likeliest unveiling for Neymar following the 31-year-old’s arrival next week.
But although the stands are packed – 60,000 people came to see Karim Benzema and his Ballon d’Or – much of the focus will be on the millions watching online.
Discussions will be ongoing with Neymar and his representatives on what he will and will not be obliged to do during the duration of his two-year contract. Similar discussions took place with Cristiano Ronaldo before his departure from Manchester United.
The Portuguese’s contract reportedly contains various clauses regarding image rights and marketing commitments.
Neymar sensationally signed a whopping £23m-a-year deal with Puma in 2020 – the biggest individual sponsorship deal in sport
The Brazilian star is just the latest big name to head for Saudi Pro League riches
Neymar’s sponsorship offers
According to Forbes, the 31-year-old is one of the highest paid athletes in the world, thanks in large part to his extensive sponsorship portfolio totaling £28million.
– Epic games
– Flutter Entertainment
– Qatar National Bank
– Red Bull
It was a remarkable turnaround for the 31-year-old after weeks of speculation linking him with a fairytale return to Barcelona, where he was part of a devastating attacking trio alongside Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi.
Neymar will end a confusing six-year stint at PSG after his incredible world-record £198million in 2017; having comfortably topped Ligue 1 but failing to clinch a coveted Champions League crown.
In fact, the Brazilian’s injury troubles late in the commercial season saw him quickly usurped by Kylian Mbappe as the team’s talisman and no doubt played a part in his and the club’s desire to stand. to separate.
The Mercurial striker was left out of Luis Enrique’s squad for the league opener against Lorient on Saturday, which ended goalless.
He netted 18 times for his club last season before undergoing right ankle surgery in March which ruled him out for the rest of the season.
In total, Neymar has scored 118 times in 173 appearances for PSG, winning five Ligue 1 titles and three Coupe de France trophies.
His new kit has been busy in the market this summer, attracting the likes of Ruben Neves from Wolves, Kalidou Koulibaly from Chelsea, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic from Lazio and Malcom from Zenit St Petersburg.
Malcom had an instant impact in their first game of the new Saudi Pro League season on Monday night, scoring a hat-trick as Al-Hilal beat Abha 3-1.
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