Internet Goes Wild over Neymar’s Son: David Lucca da Silva Santos
Despite Neymar and the Brazilian national team’s exit from the 2022 World Cup after their defeat against Croatia in the quarter-finals, the spotlight continues to shine on Neymar. One particular aspect that has captured everyone’s attention is his adorable son.
Neymar’s son, whose real name is David Lucca da Silva Santos, is 11 years old. In an interview with Marca on December 6, Neymar revealed that the mother of his son is Carolina Dantas. “We started dating in the years 2010, 2011. Back then, I was a player for Santos FC in Brazil, and Carolina Dantas was a student,” Neymar shared.
According to the Brazilian football superstar, they discovered Carolina’s pregnancy after they had already separated. Despite no longer being together, Neymar and Carolina Dantas maintained a respectful relationship and became close friends, co-parenting their son David Lucca da Silva Santos.
As reported by Marca, Neymar decided to publicly acknowledge his son’s identity and admitted to becoming a father in August 2011. At that time, Neymar was only 19 years old.
Neymar joyfully announced to his adoring fans, “The little guy weighed 2.8 kg and is absolutely adorable. Our family is overjoyed to have this little bundle of joy with us.”
Later, when Neymar joined Barcelona, David Lucca da Silva Santos accompanied him to Spain. The young boy has frequently appeared in the media, especially in photos where Neymar lovingly holds him alongside other players.
According to Marca, Neymar deeply loves and takes responsibility for his son. He enjoys spending quality time with him, playing together, and ensuring that his childhood is protected.
Neymar rarely shares information or photos of his son on social media, especially when he was younger.
Most recently, during Brazil’s matches in the 2022 World Cup, David Lucca da Silva Santos and his mother were present in the stands in Qatar, cheering on Neymar.
Although Neymar and the Brazilian national team have exited the World Cup after their defeat against Croatia in the quarter-finals, the attention surrounding Neymar persists. The story of his son, David Lucca da Silva Santos, continues to captivate people’s interest.
David Lucca da Silva Santos is often praised for his handsome and mischievous appearance, bearing resemblance to his talented father. Many hope that the 11-year-old will follow in Neymar’s footsteps and become a renowned football player.