PICTURES: Ronaldo birthday mate Neymar celebrates in style

Football Lifestyle By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 05/02/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo birthday mate Neymar celebrates in style as his Paris Saint-Germain team-mates and family turn out in the event in Paris.

Brazil international who turned 27 on Tuesday celebrated in some style, throwing a lavish party and dancing with his crutches as he continues to nurse an injured metatarsal that is keeping him out of action for months for the Ligue 1 Champions.

Amongst the stars were Paris Saint-Germain team-mates lead by club captain Thiago Silva, Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani, Dani Alves, Gianluigi Buffon, Alphonse Areola and Angel Di Maria, Marquinhos and new signing Leandro Paredes all joining the former Barcelona star to celebrate.

Brazilian surfer Gabriel Medina was also on the red carpet for the star-studded bash, along with French DJ Bob Sinclar at the fashionable Pavillon Gabriel, close to the iconic Champs-Elysees.

Neymar even invited his boss, PSG head coach Thomas Tuchel, while the Brazilian also had mum Nadine, sister Rafaella and dad Neymar Snr at the party but German international Kevin Trapp and Izabel Goulart plus Chelsea ace David Luiz and Juventus winger Douglas Costa both attendance.

Neymar is in good company when it comes to famous footballers sharing his big day, as Cristiano Ronaldo turns 34 on Tuesday, Carlos Tevez is 35, and former Romania great Gheorghe Hagi is 54.

Neymar will miss both legs of Paris Saint-Germain's upcoming Champions League last-16 tie against Manchester United with a metatarsal injury suffered last month during Ligue 1 

PSG are currently 10 points clear of second-placed Lille in the French top flight and have two games in hand over Christophe Galtier's side.

Neymar has scored 20 goals in 21 appearances across all competitions this season for PSG.