Well renowned with the nickname “The Monster,” Thiago Silva is one of the best defenders in modern football. The professional football player Thiago Silva plays for the football club, Chelsea. He was transfered from PSG in July 2020. Footballer Silva is a versatile player who can play excellently at the defense, mainly as the center back. He has played as the right-back, Left back, and center-back position (Usual position) for Chelsea’s present team.
Brazilian international Thiago Silva has played for his national team for a long time, earning his 102 Caps till date after his debut in 2008. He has won 23 major trophies (national and club level), including one champions league in his career. Footballer Silva is widely regarded as one of the game’s finest defenders due to his intelligence, leadership quality, and versatility during the game. This biography on football star Thiago Silva covers some of the important moments from his early life till date.
Biography: Thiago Silva
|Full name||Thiago Emiliano da Silva|
|Nickname||Also called the Monster|
|Date of birth||22-09-1984|
|Birthplace||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Father’s name||Geraldo Emiliano DaDilva|
|Mother’s name||Angela Maria da Silva|
|Siblings||One sister and a brother|
|Sibling’s name||Sister whose name is Danila Emiliano da Silva and one brother whose name is Erivelton Emiliano da Silva|
|Height||6’0″ (1.83 m)|
|Weight||175 pound (80 Kg)|
|Body measurement||Chest- 40 inches Waist- 34 inches Biceps: 14 inches|
|Body type||Athletic body|
|Eye color||Black color|
|Hair color||Black color|
|Shoe size||10 (US)|
|Girlfriend/wife/ex-wife||Wife Isabelle Da Silva|
|Children name||Two sons whose names are Isago Da Silva and Lago Da Silva|
|Net worth||$20 million|
|Salary||Around 10 million dollars|
|Playing position||Central midfield, Central attacking midfield|
|Social media presence||Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter|
|Sources of Income||Football Club salary and additional bonuses, endorsement, sponsorship, and merchandise|
|Last updated||Dec 2021|
Thiago Silva Early Life
Brazilian International Thiago Silva was born to father Geraldo Emiliano DaDilva, and mother Angela Maria Da Silva. Footballer Silva was born to a middle-class family in the streets of Rio De Janerio. His mother was even ready to have an abortion before Silva was born; however, she decided against her decision later. According to his parents, he would often play in the ground and his backyard with his friends during his early childhood. He is a very good friend of a Brazilian defender named David Luiz (Brazilian national team).
The talented Silva was soon recruited in the ranks of the football club Juventude, and in early 2004 he was signed by Portuguese football club Porto for the transfer fee of around 3 million dollars. Silva played with number 27 on his jersey during his days at PSG, who now wears the number 6 at his current club Chelsea. Likewise, he uses number 3 in his national Jersey and Silva as his name in his club and his national team kit. Starting as a defensive midfielder in his early days, he excelled at many defense line positions.
Thiago Silva Age, Height, Weight, Body measurement
Thiago Silva was born on the 24th of July, 1992, which makes him 37 years old now. Footballer Silva was born in Rio de Janeiro and his full name is Thiago Emiliano da Silva. Thiago follows Christian as the religion, and his Zodiac (horoscope) sign is Virgo.
As per his father, he played football with the children in their neighborhood. Delighted by his talent, his father took him to the local club in Brazil. However, he was not selected in a trial. He later went to the club called Juventude, where he started his career as a defensive midfielder. Since then, Silva has been playing at a high level, making him one of the best players in modern football.
Silva has an athletic body and, he stands 6 feet tall. Silva has evenly matched weight for a professional footballer, as he weighs around 175 pounds (80 kilograms) at normal. He has black colored eyes and completely black hair. Footballer Thiago is very professional and takes very care of his body, training, and diet.
Even at the age of 37, he performs very solid at the backline, making him a crucial part of the squad. He has a chest span of 40 inches and a waist of 34 inches. Likewise, his athletic biceps measure 14 inches. Likewise, Silva uses a shoe size of 10 (US).
Thiago Silva Salary and net worth
According to multiple sources, Thiago Silva is worth around $45 million to date. He has played for French football club PSG for eight years, and now he plays for Chelsea, so a major part of his earnings constitutes Football Club salary and additional bonuses, endorsement, and sponsorship deals.
Brazilian international Thiago Silva has played for his national team for a long time, earning his 102 Caps till date after his debut in 2008. He also earns a salary from his national football team.
When he signed for the Italian football club AC Milan, he averaged around $2.75 million in salary. He later signed for one of the richest football clubs, PSG, for around eight years. He has made significant earnings in salary and performance bonus while at the club.
It is believed that the veteran defender will sign the contract extension with Chelsea when his contract expires. The champion league winner Thiago Silva is also a fashion fan. He has multiple expensive and fine cars in his collection.
Thiago Silva Wife|Personal life
Footballer Silva is married to a woman he has known since childhood. Her name is Isabelle Da Silva. She is sometimes seen attending her husband’s games. It is also said that Isabelle is a Cristiano Ronaldo fan. The lovely couple has two sons, Isago Da Silva and Lago Da Silva.
She was once seen taking pictures with the Portuguese football star when PSG and Real Madrid faced each other. The lovely couple has been dating for a long, and they are parents to two sons. Their names are Isago Da Silva and Lago Da Silva. Silva himself is also a Fashion fan.
Thiago Silva style of play and playing position
Thiago Silva is intelligent and versatile football with beautiful trophy collections throughout his career. His unique style and versatility make him one of the best defenders in football. The champion’s league winner has excelled at the roles in the defending position. He has good passing, crossing, defending, and tackling abilities, making him an all-around footballer. He has played mostly at the heart of the defense and as a right-back, Left-back, and currently, the center-back position for his present team Chelsea.
Brazilian international Thiago Silva has played for his national team for a long time, earning his 102 Caps till date after his debut in 2008. He is also nicknamed “The Monster” due to his excellent ability to dominate the forwards in the game. He is famous as an excellent tackler and athletic player in Football.
Thiago Silva is also quite active on social media like Instagram and Twitter. He keeps updating the fans about the matches and his announcements. Footballer 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: 18.4 million followers
Twitter: 898k followers
Thiago Silva FIFA 22 rating
Brazilian international Eriksen has an overall rating of 85 in FIFA 22 games. His rating has remained unchanged from that of FIFA 21. Being a defender, he has the highest defense attributes. He has the highest 86 for defending and the lowest 53 for pace. His individual FIFA 22 rating for different attributes are:
- Pace: 52
- Shooting: 54
- Passing: 72
- Dribbling: 72
- Defense: 86
- Physical: 78
Thiago Silva Early Career
- He started playing as a defensive midfielder for a local club in Brazil.
- Italian football club wanted to sign the Brazilian star. However, he choose to join Juventude instead (In 2004).
- After playing a few months at the club, Thiago Silva was sold to Portuguese football club FC Porto.
Thiago Silva professional Career (Playing from 2006-present)
- Thiago Silva was signed by AC Milan in 2009 for the bargain in just 10 million dollars, as the club was famous for many football legends like Pablo Maldini.
- Silva also won the Italian football league Serie A while at AC Milan.
- The French football club PSG then signed him for around $40 million, where he spent eight seasons and won multiple trophies and individual awards.
- He was signed by the English football club Chelsea in 2020.
- Thiago Silva has won one of football’s greatest trophies, the Champion League.
Thiago Silva titles and trophies
- Copa do Brasil trophy winner in the year 2007
- Italian League – Serie A winner in the year 2011
- Supercoppa Italiana winner in the year 2011
- French league – Ligue 1 winner (winner for five times
- Coupe de France trophy winner for four times
- Coupe de la Ligue trophy winner for five times
- Bronze Medal winner in 2008 Olympics
- Silver Medal winner in Olympics 2012
- FIFA Confederations Cup winner in 2013
- Copa América trophy winner in 2019