Nicknamed “Merlin” for his excellent passing ability David Silva is one of the best Central attacking midfielders in Football. Spanish international professional footballer Silva plays for football club Real Sociedad after his transfer from Manchester City FC in August 2020. In his career, the English premier league champion winner has played in many major tournaments with different clubs like Valencia, Manchester City, and Real Sociedad. Footballer Silva is a versatile player who can play excellently even at central midfield, winger position, and mainly as the attacking midfielder.
He has scored many goals and assisted his teammates in major competitions like the UEFA champions’ league and the international games. Silva has played for his national team for a long time, earning his 125 Caps until after his debut in 2006. David Silva has won many major trophies, like the English premier league title and the FIFA world cup. Footballer Silva is widely regarded as one of the finest midfielders of the game due to his intelligence, passing skills, shooting skills, and versatility during the game. This biography on football star David Silva covers some of the important moments from his early life till date.
Biography: David Silva
|Full name||David Josue Jimenez Silva|
|Nickname||Also nicknamed ” the Merlin.”|
|Date of birth||08-01-1986|
|Father’s name||Fernando Jimenez|
|Mother’s name||Eva Silva|
|Siblings||One sister and one brother only|
|Brother’s/Sister’s name||Brother Nando Jimenez Silva and sister Natalia Jimenez Silva|
|Height||5.7 feet (1.70 m)|
|Weight||67 Kg (148 pounds)|
|Body measurement||Chest size: 37 inches Waist size: 29 Inches Biceps: 13 inches|
|Body type||Athletic body|
|Eye color||Dark brown color|
|Hair color||Dark brown color|
|Shoe size||10 (US)|
|Marital status||Not married yet|
|Wife/girlfriend/ex-wife||Girlfriend whose name is Yessica Suarez Gonzalez|
|Children||One son only|
|Children name||Son whose name is not available|
|Net worth||Around 55 million dollars|
|Salary||Approx. 3 million dollars|
|Playing position||Central attacking midfield, Central midfield|
|Social media presence||Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter|
|Source of Income||Football Club salary and additional bonuses, endorsement, sponsorship, and merchandise|
|Last Updated||Dec 2021|
Spanish international David Silva was born to their father, Fernando Jimenez, and mother Eva Silva. Both his father and mother are from Spain. He was born in Arguineguin, Spain, to a middle-class family. He also has a sister called Natalia Jimenez Silva and a brother named Naldo Jimenez Silva. Footballer Silva grew up playing football with his siblings and pals, displaying promising early indicators. During his early youth, he would frequently play on the dirt and in his backyard with his school buddies, according to his parents.
The gifted boy was quickly drawn into the ranks of the local team UD San Fernando, and in early 2000 he moved to the Spanish football club Valencia before eventually joining Manchester City. He played with number 21 on his jersey during his days at Manchester City, who currently wears the same number 21 at his present club Real Sociedad. Likewise, he used Silva as his name in his club and his national team kit during his career. Starting as a winger in his early days, he excelled at many midfield positions.
David Silva Age, Height, Weight, and Body Measurement
FIFA world cup winner David Silva was born on 08-01-1986, making him 35 years old. (As of 2021) His faith is Christian, and his Zodiac (horoscope) sign is Capricorn. He used to play football with the kids in their neighborhood, according to his father. Delighted with his son’s skill, his father took him to local clubs in Spain, where he was quickly selected for Valencia’s juvenile squad. Footballer Silva has continued to play at a high level since then, making him one of the finest players in contemporary football.
David Silva has a slim build and is 5.10 inches tall. He has an average weight for a professional player, weighing roughly 148 pounds (67 kilograms) at rest. David’s eyes are green, and his hair is blonde. He is a consummate professional who takes excellent care of his physique, training, and food. He has a 37-inch chest breadth and a 29-inch waist. Similarly, his muscular biceps are 13 inches long.
David Silva Salary and Net worth
Also nicknamed “the Merlin,” David Silva is believed to be worth around $55 million to date. He has played for teams such as Valencia, Manchester City, and Real Sociedad. Therefore a large portion of his earnings is made up of Football Club pay and additional incentives, endorsement, and sponsorship deals. Following his debut in 2006, he made 125 appearances for his national team. He has also earned a sizable wage while representing his country.
When Manchester signed him, he received a signing bonus under his contract. While with Manchester City, he earned roughly $250,000 per week on average. He makes roughly $3 million each season with his current team, Inter Real Sociedad. This makes him one of the highest-paid players in contemporary football history. Footballer Silva also owns multiple extraordinary cars in his collection, such as Porsche and Bentley.
David Silva Girlfriend| Personal Life
Spanish International David Silva follows the Catholic religion, and his Zodiac sign is Capricorn. He is still unmarried, but he has been in a relationship with his girlfriend, whom he had known for a long time. Her name is Yessica Suarez Gonzalez. During his time at Manchester City, the pair fell in love.
They have one son whose name is unavailable. Silva had to run to the hospital once since the child was born early. However, the youngster is currently in terrific health. He has a sizable fan base on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. David has an athletic body, and as a former professional football player, he spends a large amount of time in the gym and training. He takes excellent care of his physique, training, and food, making him one of the sport’s most exceptional professionals.
Style of play and playing position
David Silva is a talented and versatile footballer who has amassed an impressive prize collection over the course of his career. His flexibility, passing, and dribbling abilities place him among the top midfielders in the game. SIlva possesses exceptional dribbling and shooting abilities. He is one of the top players in terms of ball control. The World Cup champion is also adept at crossing and distributing the ball, allowing attackers and defenders to head the ball into the goal. He has won numerous significant trophies, including the English league title and the FA Cup, while playing for a number of important football clubs. David has usually played as a center offensive midfielder, central midfielder, and occasionally as a left and right midfielder throughout his professional football career. He is well-known in football for his ability to take free-kicks.
David Silva Instagram
David Silva is also quite active on social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter. He keeps the fans up to date on the matches and his announcements. Silva posts pictures of his vacations in different places, family, and his teammates, earning him huge fan followings worldwide. He uploads pictures of his cars, watches, and children on social media.
Instagram: 1.6 million followers
Twitter: 4 million followers
David Silva FIFA 22 rating
Spanish international Silva has an overall rating of 85 in FIFA 22 game. His rating has decreased from that of FIFA 21. Being a midfielder, he has the highest passing and dribbling out of other attributes. He has the highest 87 for passing and the lowest 52 for defense. His individual FIFA 22 rating for different attributes are:
- Pace: 63
- Shooting: 74
- Passing: 87
- Dribbling: 87
- Defense: 52
- Physical: 53
- David Silva was born to a middle-class family, and he had a passion for Football from early childhood.
- Surprised by his talent, he has soon recruited into the local club UD San Fernando ranks, where he spent a few years.
- He was soon transferred to Valencia’s junior team, where he was promoted to senior squad a few years later.
Professional career (Playing from 2010-present)
- David Silva was loaned out two times to other Spanish clubs while at Valencia CF.
- He was sold to Manchester City in a 30 million dollar deal where he won many major trophies.
- David was the crucial part of Pep Guardiola’s team in the Manchester City squad, playing with Yaya Toure and Kevin De Bruyne.
- He also won the Manchester City player of the year award for the 2016-17 season.
- Footballer Silva is currently playing for the Spanish side Real Sociedad after his contract with Manchester City expired in 2020.
David Silva trophies and titles:
- Copa del Rey winner with Valencia
- Four times English premier champion with Manchester City FC
- Two times FA Cup winner with Manchester City FC
- Five times EFL cup winner with Manchester City FC
- Three tomes FA community shield winner with Manchester City FC
- Copa del Rey winner with Real Sociedad
- Two times European champion with Spanish national team in 2008 and 2012
- FIFA world cup winner with Spanish national team in 2012