Brazilian striker, Neymar Jnr has been honoured with the 2014 ‘Samba Gold’ award. The prize is presented to the best-performing Brazilian footballer currently playing in Europe.
The 23 year-old who has been in fine form for his club and country edged out Brazilian players, Joao Miranda and Felipe Melobeen in the poll.
The eventual winner is usually decided via over 150,000 votes worldwide and through the opinions of respected journalists and ex-professionals. PSG defender, Thiago Silva won the prize three consecutive times.