The preview of the documentary series “Neymar, the perfect chaos”, produced by Netflix, broke a record this Monday night on the Twitch streaming platform in Brazil, during a live broadcast of the first episode.
The long-awaited production of three installments, which deals with the football career and personal life of Neymar, 29, reached 530,000 simultaneous viewers on Twitch, realizing the expectation before the official premiere on the platform on Tuesday.
The first episode of the production where the Brazilian ’10’ “opened” his life to the public, according to his own description, was shown by the channel of the renowned TNT Sports journalist and Brazilian streamer Casimiro Miguel, who has 1.6 million followers.
The story goes from Neymar’s beginnings in football, in the bosom of a humble family in the state of Sao Paulo, and his first victories in Santos, to fame as a star of the ‘canarinha’ and in Europe, where he shone at Barcelona since 2013 and at Paris Saint-Germain from 2017.
Neymar, a controversial figure on and off the field, even with accusations of sexual abuse by different women, arouses love and hate among soccer fans alike.
The series accounts for the numerous criticisms that the attacker has faced during his career.
“I am much more criticized than I deserved and sometimes it is difficult. In the family and the close circle, you are the Batman of their lives, and for those who do not know you well, I am the Joker,” he says.
“I trust myself, and that’s enough,” he adds.
In addition, he is shown in his role as the father of Davi, 10 years old. And in the relationship with his father, from whom he inherited the name and is the custodian of his image.
In a fragment, Neymar’s father assures that his son has “seven or eight” years left to finish his degree.
His current teammates Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappé also appear on screen, as well as other figures such as Thiago Silva, Dani Alves and England’s David Bekham.