Neymar Wears a Kimono as Neymar Mania Takes over Japan

Sean SwabyUK Staff WriterJuly 31, 2014

Brazilian soccer player Neymar, right, approaches to his fans upon arrival at Haneda airport in Tokyo, Thursday, July 31, 2014. Neymar is in Tokyo for several promotional events. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Eugene Hoshiko/Associated Press

Neymar is a very, very popular man. 

This has been known for years now, but it was confirmed as the Barcelona/Brazil superstar descended upon Japan to huge crowds awaiting his arrival. 

Traveling to Japan in order to promote and film adverts for mattresses, he was greeted by hoards of fans. 

Eugene Hoshiko/Associated Press

Eugene Hoshiko/Associated Press

Shizuo Kambayashi/Associated Press

Shizuo Kambayashi/Associated Press

Eugene Hoshiko/Associated Press

Of greater importance, he also wore a kimono.

Neymar in Japan 31/07/2014 pic.twitter.com/aJKkprMppZ

— Júnior (@neymarxbae) July 31, 2014

 

[Daily Mail