Neymar will share ‘Neymusico’ with fans this week and confirmed his musical ambitions with a post on Twitter!
Sport360 has rounded-up 10 other sports stars who have also been recognised for their singing talent:
Galera, quarta eu começo minha carreira musical e vou lançar a 1ª música no meu face. Vai ter #Neymusico nos palcos sim. Cola lá.— Neymar Jr (@neymarjr) September 11, 2016
He is very handy with the Mic when he hasn’t got his boxing gloves on. Filipino star Pacquiao recorded a famous cover of Dan Hill’s ‘Sometimes When We Touch’ and has released plenty of other tracks.
The larger-than-life two-time major champion can play guitar and sing…and sing quite well judging by this:
The Brazilian icon is known to pick up a guitar and he is more than capable of mastering a few chords (and a few words when he’s up for it):
The fast-bowling Aussie wrote “You’re the One For Me” and sung the duet with Bollywood star Asha Bhosle during the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy in India.
The tennis legend is somewhat of a freelance guitar player – popping up in bands across the world and during gigs on the ATP Champions Tour legends circuit. He plays pretty good bass.
Basketball star O’Neal has released various music videos – including this one: “What’s Up Doc? (Can We Rock) ft. Fu-Schnickens:
The Liverpool legend’s cult rap in 1990 hit World In Motion will never be forgotten by England football fans!
AB DE VILLIERS
The cricketing superstar isn’t just a dab hand with the bat as this video testifies. De Villiers sings Ronan Keating classic ‘When You Say Nothing At All’ with his wife in a hotel room in Bangalore.
The US Olympics legend sung ‘Break it Up’, a lead song off his 1987 album ‘Modern Man’!
OSCAR DE LA HOYA
Boxing hero De La Hoya is a man of many talents. He released a self-titled album of Latin Pop back in 2000 – watch him in action: