Neymar Jr. met his Madame Tussauds wax figure this week in a private unveiling at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper in Spain. The new figure will travel to its permanent home in Orlando this summer.
But the star attractions were the footballers, fresh from Copa del Rey victory in Madrid less than 24 hours earlier. And one of the ones who received the loudest applause was Neymar Jr, scorer of the second goal at the Vicente Calderón, who hailed that “it’s an honour to share trophies with this team and the fans. I am very happy at this club. I am a Barça man!"
Andrés Iniesta’s football recital in the Vicente Calderón against Sevilla was one of the many reasons that Luis Enrique’s team came out on top in the Copa del Rey final
Emotional scenes as the FC Barcelona stadium honours its Liga and Copa del Rey winning heroes and bids farewell to another stunningly successful season
Messi, Suárez and Neymar Jr end season with 131 goals | FC Barcelona
The trident of Messi, Suárez and Neymar Jr ended the 2015/16 with a stratospheric 131 goals between them - even more than the already incredible tally of 122 that they racked up the year before. The best just got even better and the Argentinian, Uruguayan and Brazilian can now look back on two seasons in which their goals helped their team to win seven out of nine possible trophies.
The FC Barcelona striker came up lame in the 55th minute of Sunday's Copa del Rey final
Since he’s been in charge, the Asturian has overseen 122 matches, with an impressive return of 96 wins, 14 draws and just 13 defeats. The only titles he’s missed out have been the Spanish Super Cup at the start of the present campaign, and this season’s edition of the Champions League.