PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN star Neymar has revealed his new look as he prepares to launch his comic books for free to help keep isolated fans occupied during the coronavirus lockdown.
The Brazilian forward has been busy on Instagram – showing off his new look moustache and is hoping to ease his boredom by continuing to work on his comic books.
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Neymar, 28, launched a new superhero comic book series named Inked in 2018 where his tattoos give him special powers and he must save his sister.
As the coronavirus lockdown continues, Neymar and his fans look to cure their boredom and the Brazilian star has released his comic books for free to help fill the time.
A statement released on the company website said: “In the wake of global shutdowns and local quarantines related to the COVID-19 virus global pandemic, Fan The Flame Concepts LLC, an independent comic and graphic novel producer, today announced that Neymar Jr. Comics is making its entire library of more than 200 individual episodes across all titles available free to fans who are sequestered in their homes for the duration of the crisis.
“With an estimated one billion children worldwide currently out of their classrooms, the multi-lingual stories can be used by parents and teachers to help make their remote language lessons more fun.”
Neymar said: “As we have stories suitable for all ages, from early readers through teenagers, this can be a great way for kids and parents to read together or practice their chosen foreign language.”
The story set in Brazil follows Junior, resembling a young Neymar, who uses magical ink to bring his tattoos to life and save his kidnapped sister.
Speaking ahead of the comic book release, Neymar said: “Now I have the chance to bring new, modern, powerful storytelling through comics and graphic novels to fans around the world.
“This unique digital distribution platform will publish simultaneously in multiple languages.
“As a kid who grew up reading comics, I hope that these stories and characters can inspire and entertain people around the world.”