Thiago Silva

  • Date of birth : 22/09/1984
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Brazil Brazil
 
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Thiago Silva

Thiago Silva

Clubs: RS Futebol, Juventude EC, FC Porto, FC Dinamo Moskva, Fluminense FC, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain FC

• Thiago Silva experimented in a variety of positions as a youngster before establishing himself as a central defender in the Brazilian top flight with Juventude.

• Moved to Europe just before his 20th birthday but spells with both Porto and Dinamo Moskva were wrecked by continual injury problems.

• Returned to Brazil to play for Fluminense and, restored to full fitness and form, helped the Rio de Janeiro outfit win the 2007 Brazilian Cup and finish runners-up in the 2008 Copa Libertadores (lost the final on penalties to LDU Quito).

• After winning a bronze medal with Brazil at the 2008 Olympics he was targeted by Milan, who bought him for €10m in December that year but could not field him in a competitive game until 2009/10.

• Became a fixture in the heart of the Rossoneri rearguard alongside Alessandro Nesta, making 33 appearances in 2009/10 and the same number the following campaign as Milan won the Scudetto for the first time in seven years.

• Made only two substitute outings for Brazil in their 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign and was a non-playing member of the squad at the finals in South Africa.

• Moved to PSG on five-year deal in July 2012 for a reported €42m, joining compatriots Alex, Maxwell and Nenê in Carlo Ancelotti's squad. Excelled in defence as he helped the club to a first French title since 1994 in his maiden season, as well as to the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals. 

UEFA honours
UEFA.com users' Team of the Year:
 2011, 2012, 2013

Last updated: 24/02/14 15.30CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 20/04/2014 10:41 CET
09.08.2013French Ligue 1MontpellierMontpellier1-1ParisParis9000
18.08.2013French Ligue 1ParisParis1-1AjaccioAjaccio9000
25.08.2013French Ligue 1NantesNantes1-2ParisParis9000
31.08.2013French Ligue 1ParisParis2-0GuingampGuingamp9000
13.09.2013French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux0-2ParisParis9000
22.09.2013French Ligue 1ParisParis1-1MonacoMonaco1600
05.11.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageParisParis1-1AnderlechtAnderlecht2800
09.11.2013French Ligue 1ParisParis3-1NiceNice9000
23.11.2013French Ligue 1ReimsReims0-3ParisParis9000
01.12.2013French Ligue 1ParisParis4-0LyonLyon9010
04.12.2013French Ligue 1ÉvianÉvian2-0ParisParis9000
07.12.2013French Ligue 1ParisParis5-0SochauxSochaux9010
14.12.2013French Ligue 1RennesRennes1-3ParisParis9000
18.12.2013French League CupFourth roundParisParis2-1St-ÉtienneSt-Étienne12000
22.12.2013French Ligue 1ParisParis2-2LOSCLOSC9000
08.01.2014French CupNinth roundBrestBrest2-5ParisParis9000
11.01.2014French Ligue 1AjaccioAjaccio1-2ParisParis9000
14.01.2014French League CupQuarter-finalsBordeauxBordeaux1-3ParisParis9000
19.01.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis5-0NantesNantes9010
22.01.2014French CupTenth roundParisParis1-2MontpellierMontpellier9000
31.01.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis2-0BordeauxBordeaux9000
04.02.2014French League CupSemi-finalsNantesNantes1-2ParisParis9000
09.02.2014French Ligue 1MonacoMonaco1-1ParisParis9000
14.02.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis3-0ValenciennesValenciennes9000
23.02.2014French Ligue 1ToulouseToulouse2-4ParisParis9000
02.03.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis2-0MarseilleMarseille9000
16.03.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis2-0St-ÉtienneSt-Étienne9000
21.03.2014French Ligue 1LorientLorient0-1ParisParis3000
28.03.2014French Ligue 1NiceNice0-1ParisParis9000
05.04.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis3-0ReimsReims9000
13.04.2014French Ligue 1LyonLyon1-0ParisParis9000
19.04.2014French League CupFinalLyonLyon1-2ParisParis9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Thiago Silva
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (age): 22/09/1984 (29)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 2
  • Club: Paris ( FRA)

  • Height: 183cm
  • Weight: 79kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2013/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    15/09/09: Marseille 1-2 Milan

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Milan201
Paris162
Total363
Last updated: 09/04/2014 01:05 CET
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