Agence France-PresseMay 26, 2013 03:46
Brazilian football phenom Neymar announce Saturday on his Instagram account that he is about to sign up with Spanish powerhouse FC Barcelona.
"On Monday, I sign a contract with Barcelona. I want to thank the Santos fans for nine incredible years," wrote Neymar, 21, who is currently a forward for the storied Brazilian team Santos.
Santos had received offers for Neymar from both Barca and its rival Real Madrid, according to Spanish newspaper El Pais, quoting the club's vice-president.
In Spain, Barca confirmed the move on Sunday.