Thiago Silva

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Thiago Silva
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Thiago Silva with Brazil in 2018
Personal information
Full name Thiago Emiliano da Silva[1]
Date of birth (1984-09-22) 22 September 1984 (age 36)[2]
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)[3]
Position(s) Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Chelsea
Number 6
Youth career
1998–2000 Fluminense
2000–2001 Barcelona-RJ
2001–2002 Fluminense
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 RS Futebol 25 (2)
2003–2004 Juventude 35 (3)
2004–2006 Porto B 14 (0)
2005–2006Dynamo Moscow (loan) 0 (0)
2006–2009 Fluminense 108 (9)
2009–2012 A.C. Milan 93 (5)
2012–2020 Paris Saint-Germain 204 (9)
2020– Chelsea 23 (2)
National team
2008–2012 Brazil Olympic 8 (0)
2008– Brazil 93 (7)
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:03, 23 May 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22:53, 17 November 2020 (UTC)

Thiago Emiliano da Silva (born 22 September 1984), known as Thiago Silva, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Chelsea. He also plays for the Brazilian national team.

Career[change | change source]

In his youth, Thiago played for Fluminense and Barcelona-RJ.

He started his senior career at RS Futebol, eventually moving to Juventude, and later Porto.[4]

Later in his career, Thiago would go on loan at Dynamo Moscow, and eventually returned to Fluminense in 2006. Thiago would then go on to join A.C. Milan in 2009, for a €10 million fee.[5]

On 14 July 2012, Thiago joined Paris Saint-Germain for a €36 million fee, and extended his contract till 2018 in 2013.[6]

On 28 August 2020, he joined Chelsea on a one year contract.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "FIFA World Cup Russia 2018: List of Players: Brazil" (PDF). FIFA. 15 July 2018. p. 4. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 June 2019.
  2. "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia: List of players: Brazil" (PDF). FIFA. 10 June 2018. p. 4. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  3. "Thiago Silva". Archived from the original on 2017-07-02. Retrieved 2021-06-03.
  4. "uefa.com-Football Europe-News & Features-News Specific". web.archive.org. 2009-03-23. Retrieved 2021-06-03.
  5. Carlo, Laudisa. "Sì di Thiago Silva Subito al Milan". archiviostorico.gazzetta.it (in Italian). Retrieved 2021-06-03.
  6. "Thiago Silva signs new PSG deal". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2021-06-03.
  7. "Silva signs one-year deal for Chelsea". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2021-06-03.