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: 19/04/2015 07:17 CET
12.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageBrazilBrazil3-1CroatiaCroatia9000
17.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageBrazilBrazil0-0MexicoMexico9000
23.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageCameroonCameroon1-4BrazilBrazil9000
28.06.2014FIFA World CupRound of 16BrazilBrazil1-1
(3-2(p))
ChileChile12001
04.07.2014FIFA World CupQuarter-finalsBrazilBrazil2-1ColombiaColombia9010
12.07.2014FIFA World CupThird placeBrazilBrazil0-3NetherlandsNetherlands9000
08.08.2014French Ligue 1ReimsReims2-2ParisParis9000
21.10.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageAPOELAPOEL0-1ParisParis9000
25.10.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis3-0BordeauxBordeaux9000
01.11.2014French Ligue 1LorientLorient1-2ParisParis9000
05.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageParisParis1-0APOELAPOEL9000
09.11.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis2-0MarseilleMarseille9000
18.11.2014Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageAustriaAustria1-2BrazilBrazil6200
21.11.2014French Ligue 1MetzMetz2-3ParisParis9000
29.11.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis1-0NiceNice9000
03.12.2014French Ligue 1LOSCLOSC1-1ParisParis9000
06.12.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis2-1NantesNantes9000
10.12.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBarcelonaBarcelona3-1ParisParis9000
14.12.2014French Ligue 1GuingampGuingamp1-0ParisParis9000
20.12.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis0-0MontpellierMontpellier9000
05.01.2015French CupNinth roundMontpellierMontpellier0-3ParisParis9000
10.01.2015French Ligue 1BastiaBastia4-2ParisParis9000
13.01.2015French League CupQuarter-finalsSt-ÉtienneSt-Étienne0-1ParisParis9000
18.01.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis4-2ÉvianÉvian9000
21.01.2015French CupTenth roundParisParis2-1BordeauxBordeaux9000
25.01.2015French Ligue 1St-ÉtienneSt-Étienne0-1ParisParis9000
30.01.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis1-0RennesRennes9000
03.02.2015French League CupSemi-finalsLOSCLOSC0-1ParisParis9000
08.02.2015French Ligue 1LyonLyon1-1ParisParis9000
14.02.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis2-2CaenCaen9000
17.02.2015UEFA Champions LeagueRound of 16ParisParis1-1ChelseaChelsea9000
21.02.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis3-1ToulouseToulouse9010
01.03.2015French Ligue 1MonacoMonaco0-0ParisParis9000
04.03.2015French CupQuarter-finalsParisParis2-0MonacoMonaco9000
11.03.2015UEFA Champions LeagueRound of 16ChelseaChelsea2-2ParisParis12010
15.03.2015French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux3-2ParisParis9000
20.03.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis3-1LorientLorient9000
26.03.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageFranceFrance1-3BrazilBrazil9000
05.04.2015French Ligue 1MarseilleMarseille2-3ParisParis9000
08.04.2015French CupSemi-finalsParisParis4-1St-ÉtienneSt-Étienne9000
11.04.2015French League CupFinalBastiaBastia0-4ParisParis9000
15.04.2015UEFA Champions LeagueQuarter-finalsParisParis1-3BarcelonaBarcelona2100

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 2014/15

  • 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
Paris223
Total424
Last updated: 16/04/2015 01:05 CET
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