Neymar Jr’s Five 2018 World finale to be held on July 21

As the world is gearing up for the ‘Neymar Jr’s Five 2018 Finale’ in Brazil this July, the Brazilian superstar is joined in by his fellow Samba Boys for Competition Crib challenges in Paris.

Neymar Jr is seen in Paris, France on december 18, 2017

Neymar Jr’s Five is a global five-a-side tournament bringing players from all corners of the world together to celebrate their shared passion: football. It is a fast, technical and fun competition, played in more than 60 countries. The rules are pretty simple; each match lasts 10 minutes, with no goalkeepers. Whenever a team scores, the opposition loses a player. Teams need to outplay them all!

There will also be mixed tournament this year while plans for women’s competitions for next year are also being considered. In 2017, over 100.000 players from 53 countries battled it out to be crowned World Champions, with Romania coming out victorious. Neymar Jr’s Five 2018 is set to be even bigger this year. More than 60 countries from 6 continents will host tournament qualifiers, where players will be competing with the same dream of making it through to their National Final and book a ticket to the World Final, in Brazil, on July 21.

Check out these interesting videos where you can see Neymar Jr rev up his engines for Mario Kart on Switch, against his childhood friends, João, Gustavo, Jô and Gil.

About Neymar Jr Five:

  • This is a 5 a side football tournament and the winner gets the chance to compete against Neymar and his childhood mates
  • Contestants participating in the tournament should be in the age group of 16 to 25 years, with only two players above the age of 25
  • There are around 62 countries that participate in this event with around 21,000 teams registering for this global event

The Red Bull-organised tournament has given an opportunity for football lovers across India to use their street skills and win a chance to visit Brazil, which is home to some of the finest footballers. The qualifiers took place across 14 cities across India, including Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Goa, Delhi, Aizawl, Chandigarh, Guwahati, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kochi and Shillong with the national winner set to make it to the world finals in Brazil in July.

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