Several players come through the ranks at their individual clubs, touted as future stars, but not all of them manage to live up to their expectations.
Others manage the seamless transition from potential star, to world beater, almost overnight.
Neymar has recently sealed his big money move to Barcelona, and he looks set to become one of the world's greatest of all time.
GMS contributor Matthew Wall takes a look at five players who look set to follow in the footsteps of Neymar, from wonderkids to world stars.
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