Caption: Thiago Silva playing for PSG
Thiago Emiliano da Silva is a professional football player who plays for the Brazil national football team as well as for the club Paris Saint-Germain as a central defender. He is currently the captain of his club and is a skilled defender. Silva is one of the highest rated defenders in the world.
Silva was born on 22 September 1984 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His mother’s name was Angela Maria da Silva and he has a sister named Danila Emiliano da Silva. Silva’s father’s name isn’t revealed yet. When still young, Silva was admitted into a football school. But he was given fewer opportunities and was rejected from clubs he requested to join in. after many unsuccessful attempts to join in the clubs, Silva was finally taken by a small club in Rio named Barcelona. That small club soon became the cornerstone of Silva’s career.
Silva was caught up in the eyes of the coach of RS Futebol Clube who invited him to join the club. By the age of 18, Silva had become a professional and due to his strong defending skills he showed in his last season, Silva moved to Juventude in 2004. After six months at Juventude, he was sold to Porto for €2.5 million. After spending a year in Portugal, Silva joined the Russian club Dynamo Moscow. It was during his time in the club where he was diagnosed with tuberculosis and was hospitalized for six months. If his mother hadn’t inspired him to pursue his dream to be a great footballer, Silva would have quit football for good when he was in the hospital.
After his recovery, Silva joined Fluminense in 2006. Silva made his name in football when he was playing for this club. Silva was one of the best players of the 2007 season and did extremely well in the 2007 season. Silva scored a goal in the quarter finals of 2007 Copa doo Brasil and it was there he caught the attention of the manager of Brazilian national football team. His performance in Copa do Brazil made people say that he was the best defender in Brazil.
Silva signed a four-year contract with A.C. Milan for a transfer fee of €10 million. He played his first competitive match in the 2009-10 season in a game against Siena. During his days in Milan, his teammate had claimed that Silva would be the best defenders in the world. In the 2010-11 season, Silva displayed a great performance and he was regarded as one of the best defenders in Italy.
Silva joined the French side Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the 2011-12 season in Milan. Thirteen days after his arrival in PSG, Silva played his debut match and he even scored a goal against Dynamo Kyiv. Silva started his second season with PSG with a 2-1 victory against Bordeaux. In his second season, Silva extended his contract for a year and has been playing with PSG till now.
Speaking of his international career, Silva was first called up to the Brazil squad for 2007 Copa America. He was also selected to play in the 2008 summer Olympics. Silva played in the 2014 World Cup where he was regarded as the best player of Brazil. Silva also played in the 2015 Copa America.
Silva stands at a height of 183 cm and has a current market value of £9 million. This 33 years old footballer is very successful in his professional career. As much as he is doing well in his professional life, Silva is doing great in his personal life too. He is married to his wife Isabelle da Silva and this couple is blessed with two sons named Isago da Silva and Iago da Silva.
Caption: Silva’s family
Silva is a world class athlete and there are tons of fans that support him. With over 12 million followers on Instagram and 130k followers in Twitter, he is active in social networking sites. He is very enthusiastic in receiving feedbacks from his fans and followers. He loves his supporters and his fans love him. So if you also want to be a part of his social life, just click the links given below to visit his social media sites.
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