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.
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|08.08.2014||French Ligue 1||Reims||2-2||Paris||90||0||0|
|21.10.2014||UEFA Champions League||Group stage||APOEL||0-1||Paris||90||0||0|
|25.10.2014||French Ligue 1||Paris||3-0||Bordeaux||90||0||0|
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|05.11.2014||UEFA Champions League||Group stage||Paris||1-0||APOEL||90||0||0|
|09.11.2014||French Ligue 1||Paris||2-0||Marseille||90||0||0|
|18.11.2014||Friendlies 2014-16||Final tournament - Group stage||Austria||1-2||Brazil||62||0||0|
|21.11.2014||French Ligue 1||Metz||2-3||Paris||90||0||0|
|29.11.2014||French Ligue 1||Paris||1-0||Nice||90||0||0|
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|06.12.2014||French Ligue 1||Paris||2-1||Nantes||90||0||0|
|10.12.2014||UEFA Champions League||Group stage||Barcelona||3-1||Paris||90||0||0|
|14.12.2014||French Ligue 1||Guingamp||1-0||Paris||90||0||0|
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|13.01.2015||French League Cup||Play-offs||St-Étienne||0-1||Paris||90||0||0|
|18.01.2015||French Ligue 1||Paris||4-2||Évian||90||0||0|
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