Más de 40,000 aficionados se reunieron este lunes en el Camp Nou de Barcelona para darle la bienvenida al fichaje del año: Neymar.

El chico de 21 años se presentó oficialmente ante la afición luego de firmar un contrato por los próximos cinco años con la entidad catalana y pasar los exámenes físicos de rigor.

"Buenas tardes a todos. Estoy muy feliz y emocionado de ser jugador del Barsa. Muchas gracias", dijo emocionado el delantero brasileño que portará en el dorsal de su camiseta la leyenda, Neymar Jr.

El fichaje que se especula circundó los 80 millones de dólares, une a dos de los futbolistas valorados entre lo mejor del mundo, pues Lionel Messi será su mentor y acompañante.

"Quiero ayudar al equipo. He venido aquí para sumar y para ayudar a Messi a seguir siendo el mejor del mundo", dijo el sudamericano ante la algarabía de la afición.

Hace un par de semanas Lionel Messi había expresado su beneplácito por la inminente contratación del brasileño. "Es un grandísimo jugador".

Después de dar unos toques al balón y posar para los fotógrafos Neymar concluyó su emotiva presentación con el lema del club: “Muchas gracias y que Dios nos bendiga. ¡Visca el Barca!”.

Inmediatamente después de su presentación, la tienda oficial del Barcelona comenzó a vender las playeras del astro carioca, lo que deja ver que además de su aporte futbolístico, se esperan réditos a nivel comercial.

Las redes sociales se conmocionaron tras el anuncio con tópicos mundiales como #Neymar, Messi y Barcelona. Él mismo jugador abonó a este furor con su mensaje a través de su cuenta oficial.

“Hoy inicia una nueva etapa en mi vida! Gracias, Señor… Estoy muy feliz!!”.

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    El jugador del Barcelona, Neymar, centro, es ayudado para salir del terreno tras torcerse el tobillo en un partido contra Getafe por la Copa del Rey el jueves, 16 de enero de 2014, en Madrid. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

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    El brasileño Neymar, del Barcelona, se retira lesionado de un partido por la Copa del Rey ante el Getafe en el estadio Alfonso Pérez, en Madrid, España, el jueves 16 de enero de 2014. Barcelona, que ganó 2-0, dijo que Neymar sufrió un esguince en los tendones del tobillo. (AP Foto/Andres Kudacki)

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    El brasileño Neymar, del Barcelona, hace un gesto durante un partido de la liga contra el Atlético de Madrid, el sábado 11 de enero de 2014 (AP Foto/Gabriel Pecot)

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    El jugador del Barcelona, Neymar, festeja un gol contra Cartagena en la Copa del Rey el martes, 17 de diciembre de 2013, en Barcelona. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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    El breasileño Neymar, del Barcelona, festeja su gol contra el Cartagena, durante un encuentro de la Copa del Rey, el martes 17 de diciembre de 2013 (AP Foto/Manu Fernández)

  • El jugador del Barcelona, Neymar, festeja un gol contra Villarreal por la liga española el sábado, 14 de diciembre de 2013, en Barcelona, España. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

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    El jugador del Barcelona, Neymar, izquierda, remata el balón en un partido contra Celtic por la Liga de Campeones el miércoles, 11 de diciembre de 2013, en Barcelona, España. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

  • El brasileño Neymar, del Barcelona, mira a la multitud luego de anotar su tercer gol durante un partido del Grupo H de la Liga de Campeones contra el Celtic en el Camp Nou, en Barcelona, España, el miércoles 11 de diciembre de 2013. El Barcelona ganó 6-1 con tres goles del astro brasileño. (AP Foto/Emilio Morenatti)

  • El jugador del Barcelona, Neymar, festeja un gol contra el Celtic por la Liga de Campeones el miércoles, 11 de diciembre de 2013, en Barcelona. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

  • El brasileño Neymar, del Barcelona, corre con el balón durante un partido del Grupo H de la Liga de Campeones contra el Celtic en el Camp Nou, en Barcelona, España, el miércoles 11 de diciembre de 2013. (AP Foto/Emilio Morenatti)

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    FC Barcelona's Neymar (front) is cheered by his fans as he enter the pitch to play their exhibition match against Thailand's national football team at the Rajamangala football stadium in Bangkok on August 7, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ Nicolas ASFOURI (Photo credit should read NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi (2nd L) and Neymar (2nd R) celebrate after scoring against Thailand during their exhibition match with Thailand's national football team at the Rajamangala football stadium in Bangkok on August 7, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ Nicolas ASFOURI (Photo credit should read NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi (L) and Neymar (R) are seen in a corridor before entering the pitch to play their exhibition match against Thailand's national football team at the Rajamangala football stadium in Bangkok on August 7, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ Nicolas ASFOURI (Photo credit should read NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Thailand’s Adsak Kraisorn left , fights for the ball with FC Barcelona’s Neymar during their friendly soccer match at Rajamangala national stadium in Bangkok, Thailand Wednesday, Aug . 7 , 2013. FC Barcelona beat Thailand 7-1.(AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

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    Thailand’s Puttinan Wannasri, left, fights for the ball with FC Barcelona’s Neymar during their friendly soccer match at Rajamangala national stadium in Bangkok, Thailand Wednesday, Aug . 7 , 2013. FC Barcelona’s beat Thailand 7-1.(AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)

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    FC Barcelona's new signing Neymar gestures during his official presentation at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, June 3, 2013. Neymar arrived in Barcelona on Monday to complete his deal with the Catalan club, which will see the Brazil star form a formidable attacking partnership with Lionel Messi. Neymar traveled straight to Spain from Brazil's friendly with England in Rio de Janeiro and is set to sign a five-year contract on Monday after choosing Barcelona over Real Madrid, bringing an end to an intense bidding war between the fierce rivals. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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    FC Barcelona's new signing Neymar gestures waves to the crowd during his official presentation at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, June 3, 2013. Neymar arrived in Barcelona on Monday to complete his deal with the Catalan club, which will see the Brazil star form a formidable attacking partnership with Lionel Messi. Neymar traveled straight to Spain from Brazil's friendly with England in Rio de Janeiro and is set to sign a five-year contract on Monday after choosing Barcelona over Real Madrid, bringing an end to an intense bidding war between the fierce rivals. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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    FC Barcelona's new signing Neymar gestures during his official presentation at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, June 3, 2013. Neymar arrived in Barcelona on Monday to complete his deal with the Catalan club, which will see the Brazil star form a formidable attacking partnership with Lionel Messi. Neymar traveled straight to Spain from Brazil's friendly with England in Rio de Janeiro and is set to sign a five-year contract on Monday after choosing Barcelona over Real Madrid, bringing an end to an intense bidding war between the fierce rivals. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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    FC Barcelona's new signing Neymar controls the ball during his official presentation at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, June 3, 2013. Neymar arrived in Barcelona on Monday to complete his deal with the Catalan club, which will see the Brazil star form a formidable attacking partnership with Lionel Messi. Neymar traveled straight to Spain from Brazil's friendly with England in Rio de Janeiro and is set to sign a five-year contract on Monday after choosing Barcelona over Real Madrid, bringing an end to an intense bidding war between the fierce rivals. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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    FC Barcelona's new signing Neymar looks on during his official presentation at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, June 3, 2013. Neymar arrived in Barcelona on Monday to complete his deal with the Catalan club, which will see the Brazil star form a formidable attacking partnership with Lionel Messi. Neymar traveled straight to Spain from Brazil's friendly with England in Rio de Janeiro and is set to sign a five-year contract on Monday after choosing Barcelona over Real Madrid, bringing an end to an intense bidding war between the fierce rivals. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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    FC Barcelona's new signing Neymar controls the ball during his official presentation at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, June 3, 2013. Neymar arrived in Barcelona on Monday to complete his deal with the Catalan club, which will see the Brazil star form a formidable attacking partnership with Lionel Messi. Neymar traveled straight to Spain from Brazil's friendly with England in Rio de Janeiro and is set to sign a five-year contract on Monday after choosing Barcelona over Real Madrid, bringing an end to an intense bidding war between the fierce rivals. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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    Barcelona's new player Brazilian Neymar da Silva Santos Junior poses for photographers outside Camp Nou's stadium in Barcelona, on June 3, 2013. Santos and Brazil star Neymar signed a five-year contract with Spanish giants Barcelona. AFP PHOTO / JOSEP LAGO (Photo credit should read JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

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    FC Barcelona's new signing Neymar gestures upon his arrival at the club's office at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, June 3, 2013. Neymar arrived in Barcelona on Monday to complete his deal with the Catalan club, which will see the Brazil star form a formidable attacking partnership with Lionel Messi. Neymar traveled straight to Spain from Brazil's friendly with England in Rio de Janeiro and is set to sign a five-year contract on Monday after choosing Barcelona over Real Madrid, bringing an end to an intense bidding war between the fierce rivals. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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    FC Barcelona's new signing Neymar gestures upon his arrival at the club's office at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, June 3, 2013. Neymar arrived in Barcelona on Monday to complete his deal with the Catalan club, which will see the Brazil star form a formidable attacking partnership with Lionel Messi. Neymar traveled straight to Spain from Brazil's friendly with England in Rio de Janeiro and is set to sign a five-year contract on Monday after choosing Barcelona over Real Madrid, bringing an end to an intense bidding war between the fierce rivals. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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    FC Barcelona's new signing Neymar gestures upon his arrival at the club's office at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, June 3, 2013. Neymar arrived in Barcelona on Monday to complete his deal with the Catalan club, which will see the Brazil star form a formidable attacking partnership with Lionel Messi. Neymar traveled straight to Spain from Brazil's friendly with England in Rio de Janeiro and is set to sign a five-year contract on Monday after choosing Barcelona over Real Madrid, bringing an end to an intense bidding war between the fierce rivals. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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    FC Barcelona supporters cheer their new signing Neymar upon his arrival at the club's office at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, June 3, 2013. Neymar arrived in Barcelona on Monday to complete his deal with the Catalan club, which will see the Brazil star form a formidable attacking partnership with Lionel Messi. Neymar traveled straight to Spain from Brazil's friendly with England in Rio de Janeiro and is set to sign a five-year contract on Monday after choosing Barcelona over Real Madrid, bringing an end to an intense bidding war between the fierce rivals. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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    FC Barcelona's new signing Neymar gestures upon his arrival at the club's office at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, June 3, 2013. Neymar arrived in Barcelona on Monday to complete his deal with the Catalan club, which will see the Brazil star form a formidable attacking partnership with Lionel Messi. Neymar traveled straight to Spain from Brazil's friendly with England in Rio de Janeiro and is set to sign a five-year contract on Monday after choosing Barcelona over Real Madrid, bringing an end to an intense bidding war between the fierce rivals. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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    FC Barcelona's new signing Neymar gestures upon his arrival at the club's office at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, June 3, 2013. Neymar arrived in Barcelona on Monday to complete his deal with the Catalan club, which will see the Brazil star form a formidable attacking partnership with Lionel Messi. Neymar traveled straight to Spain from Brazil's friendly with England in Rio de Janeiro and is set to sign a five-year contract on Monday after choosing Barcelona over Real Madrid, bringing an end to an intense bidding war between the fierce rivals. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)