Thiago Emiliano da Silva (born 22 September 1984) is a Brazilian professional footballer who is a center-back at Premier League club Chelsea and is the captain of his team Brazil nation’s team. He is known for his discipline, defensive ability, and leadership qualities, Silva is considered to be one of the greatest defensive players ever.
Silva started his senior soccer career with the club as a midfielder with RS Futebol and transitioned to a defensive role at Juventude after which he joined Porto in 2004 aged 19 and was transferred to Dynamo Moscow on loan, in which he was admitted for a near-fatal bout of tuberculosis. After his recovery, he joined Fluminense and was awarded the Copa do, Brasil. After 2009, Silva was transferred to AC Milan for a reported sum of EUR8 million. He also won the Serie A title.
in 2012 Silva became the target of a record association football transfer when he was signed by Paris Saint-Germain in a transfer valued at EUR42 million. He became the most expensive player in football history in the era of. In his time at the club, he took home seven Ligue 1 titles, six Coupes de la Ligue, five Coupes de France, and was in the 2020 UEFA Champions League Final. Silva has the distinction of being the club’s longest-serving captain and ranks eighth in all-time in terms of appearances. In 2020, he joined Chelsea through a free transfer and won the UEFA Champions League in his first season with the club.
Silva made his debut as a senior international player for Brazil in 2008, aged 23. He has been capped more than 100 times as well as appearances in seven tournaments of major importance. He took home an Olympic bronze medal at the Olympics of 2008 Olympics and an Olympic silver medal during the 2012 Olympics in the following year, and then served as captain when Brazil took home the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup and was fourth in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Silva then helped Brazil take home this year’s Copa America.
|Age(As Of June 2018)||33 Years|
|Date Of Birth||September-22-1984|
|Birthplace||Rio De Janerio, Brazil|
|Hometown||Rio De Janerio, Brazil|
|Thiago Silva Measurements, Height, & Weight|
|Height In CM||6′ 0″|
|Height In Meters||1.83 M|
|Height In Inches||183 CM|
|Weight In Kilograms||79 KGS|
|Weight In Pounds||174 LBS|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Black/ Shorthairs|
|Thiago Silva Friends, Family, And Relatives|
|Father||Geraldo Emiliano DaSilva|
|Mother||Isago Da Silva And Lago Da Silva|
|Sibling||Erivelton Emiliano Da Silva, Danila Emiliano Da Silva|
|Children||Isago Da Silva And Lago Da Silva|
|Wife||Isabele Da Silva|
Silva along with his partner Isabele are parents to two boys, Isago as well as Iago. Silva is a Christian. On the 15th of March, 2019, after spending nearly seven years with France playing for Paris Saint-Germain, Thiago announced that his wife and kids were also French citizens.
The style of the game
Silva is recognized as a perfect defense by both his colleagues and his critics. Silva has been described as a reliable defensive player with no imperfections, and someone capable of leading any defence. An imposing leader from at the rear, his game has seen him being like the famous Italian player Franco Baresi. Baresi is considered to be one of the best defenders in the history of football and has been known to say his belief that Silva is the player who is most like his appearance, and even stated the same thing in July 2012: Silva is the former player’s “heir”. Though he’s been accused by the media for his behavior but his leadership qualities are also evident through his achievements as a captain of both Brazil as well as Paris Saint-Germain.
Silva is regarded as one of the best defensive players in European football. He is called a strong defensive player with excellent aerial skills. Silva combines his physical abilities with a remarkable tactical savvy as well as discipline and knowledge of the game and also a superb perception of position, which allows him to be a winner in one-on-one scenarios. Because of his skills that he is able to read the game and anticipating plays. He excels at closing down and taking on opponents when they are in possession of the ball. He is regarded as the top of the new generation of defensive players who are composed and in control and able to create opportunities for his team at the back by his passing Silva can be described as a technologically talented defender , who is highly recognized for his skill being named one of the most effective central defenders across Europe for the past three years. He is regarded to be among the most skilled defensive players of the current generation and has Rio Ferdinand and Ronaldo both declaring him to be the top defender of all time in 2014. While primarily a center-back, Silva has also been utilized in the midfield as a defensive or central midfielder. Despite his skill Silva has suffered from injury throughout his playing career. in spite of these issues Silva has also earned attention for his endurance.