Neymar Jr might be giving up on football to become an actor: the 27 year old potential Barcelona player has truly gotten the acting bug after his appearance in Money Heist.
The 27 year old footballer recently appeared in Spanish Netflix show Money Heist. In Spanish, the show is known as La Casa de Papel, which translates to House of Paper. The Spanish show is about a criminal gang, who are looking to rob the Royal Mint in Madrid.
Neymar Jr tweeted about his experience. He wrote, “I was able to realise my dream and be part of my favourite series. And now I can share Joao with you all! Thank you @lacasadepapel!”
He appeared as Joao in the sixth and eighth episode of the new season. In one scene in the show, his character says, “I don’t like football nor partying. At the World Cup, I always pray for our team.”
According to rumors, the footballers scenes were originally cut out of the third season. This was at the time when Neymar Jr was facing assault allegations. However, the accusations were dismissed after for a lack of evidence. His scenes were then re-added to the show.
Neymar Jr is currently holding out for a move to Barcelona. The team has before Monday to negotiate with the footballer and have him be part of the deal. The negotiations with Neymar’s current team, Paris Saint-Germain, are continuing.
Neymar Jr also starred with Vin Diesel in xXx: Reactivated in 2017.
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