5 Iconic Moments That Went Viral From Neymar’s Debut In Riyadh

Hera Shabbir

Yesterday marked an important day in history for Al Hilal as their newest star player Neymar Jr. made his debut in the Kingdom, and it was far from ordinary. From fancy lights, fans decked out in blue, to the drone art lighting up the skies in his honor, Neymar got quite the warm welcome. These five moments however are a few of many that went absolutely viral on the internet.

5 Iconic Moments That Went Viral From Neymar’s Debut In Riyadh

5. Neymar’s fancy ride to Riyadh

Neymar didn’t just catch a private jet to the city like Ronaldo…he actually got to hop on Prince Al Waleed bin Talal’s fancy Boeing 747. That’s right guys, Neymar’s 6 hour flight was all things fancy thanks to his good friend Prince Al Waleed.

5 Iconic Moments That Went Viral From Neymar’s Debut In Riyadh

4. The drones that lit up the streets of Riyadh

The skies of Riyadh featured Al Hilal’s logo, Neymar’s name, and other fancy things to make sure the public knew about the player’s warm welcome. Let’s just say, no other country could ace this like Saudi could…

3. ‘Neymar is Blue’ hovering over the stadium

Neymar and thousands of his fans got to see the skies light up with yet again another drone show that celebrated the player’s move to Al Hilal! He was absolutely stunned at all the decor, celebrations, and not to mention the abundance of fireworks!

5 Iconic Moments That Went Viral From Neymar’s Debut In Riyadh

2. Thousands of fans roaring for his debut

This was the crowd that was waiting for Neymar to walk out on the field…just LOOK at the lights.

1. Fans praying outside the stadium

This heartwarming moment touched everyone’s heart that despite the excitement and fun going around for Neymar’s debut, a bunch of people still got together and set up a praying corner where an Imam directed the Maghreb (sunset) prayer.

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