‘As Neymar Jr made the long walk to the penalty spot, he knew this was his chance, the one that he had dreamed of since the age of three. If he scored, Brazil would be Olympic Champions for the first time ever.’
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is the boy who carries the hopes of Brazil on his shoulders. Although he now faces a new challenge at Paris Saint-Germain, it was his years playing for Barcelona, in a fearsome attacking trident alongside Messi and Suarez, that made him a legend across the world. This is the heart-warming true story of Neymar’s road to glory.

Read all about:

  • Jordan’s childhood in Sunderland
  • Jordan’s school days as a striker
  • Jordan’s 6 loan spells in the lower leagues
  • Jordan’s breakthrough at Sunderland
  • Jordan’s big move to Everton
  • Jordan’s excellent England debut
  • Jordan’s amazing 2018 World Cup adventure

What readers have said

“It’s really interesting to see how Pickford evolved.From Darlington to Russia.It was an amazing journey. He is an absolute hero. It won’t be long before it does come home.”

Laura Dunleavy

“This book was great reading for my 9 year old. It was read cover to cover.”

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“Ideal for football-loving children. My daughter loves football especially Everton, this is a Christmas present to add to her collection of them.”

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