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Adrien Silva


ABOUT
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Full NameAdrien Sébastien Perruchet da Silva

BornMarch 15, 1989

Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)

NationalityPortuguese, French

SEASON STATS

Season Team Apps (Subs) Goals (P) Assists Yellows Reds Min Played
Arabian Gulf League 21/22 Al Wahda 0 (0) 3 (1) 0 0 (0) 0 0
Serie A 21/22 Sampdoria 17 (5) 0 (0) 1 3 (0) 1 1084
Coppa Italia 21/22 Sampdoria 1 (1) 0 (0) 0 1 (0) 0 45
Serie A 20/21 Sampdoria 24 (6) 1 (0) 1 6 (1) 0 1605
Coppa Italia 20/21 Sampdoria 1 (0) 0 (0) 0 1 (0) 0 77
OVERALL CAREER STATS

Apps (Subs) 334 (53)
Goals (P) 51 (24)
Assists 15
Yellows 101 (3)
Reds 2
Min Played 24527
ABOUT

Adrien Sebastien Perruchet Silva is a Portuguese International footballer who currently plays for the club Leicester City, usually as a central midfielder. He is a determined professional who is a great asset to have in the midfield and can control the tempo of the game.


He was born on 15 March 1989 in Angouleme, France and is a solid adversary who always give his best and is willing to cover every inch of the grass for his team.


Background


Born to a Portuguese father and a French mother, Silva started his football journey at the age of 10 with the French club FC Girondins de Bordeaux. A year later his father moved to Portugal and Silva started training with a local club.


He played for Portugal at every youth level and debuted for Portugal Under-16 team on 26 October, 2004. He played the qualifiers of the 2007 UEFA European Championship for the Portugal U-17 team. He was the sole selection from Portugal to participate in the 2007 Meridian Cup but suffered an injury before the start of the tournament.


Debut


Silva made his international debut for Portugal national football team on 18 November 2014 in an international friendly against Argentina at Old Trafford which Portugal won by 0-1. He has since then made 20 appearances for the country and scored a solitary goal in them.


Club Career


Silva signed his first professional contract with the Portugal based club, Sporting CP for a five year deal. After spending some time with the reserve team, he made his Primeira Liga debut in August 2007 against Academica de Coimbra.


Three months later he made his UEFA Champions League debut against FC Dynamo Kyiv which Sporting won by 3-0.


In June 2010, Silva joined Israeli team Maccabi Haifa FC and made his debut the next month. In 2011, he was loaned to Academica Coimbra and spent a season there before eventually going back to Sporting.


In August 2017, he moved to the English club Leicester city


Records


Silva has spent most of the time in his career with Sporting CP. In 237 appearances for the club he has scored 39 goals along with 19 assists. He is a 3 time Portuguese Super Cup winner with Sporting CP.


In 45 appearances for Academica Coimbra he has netted nine times along with 4 assists. He is a four time Portuguese Cup winner winning it three times with Sporting CP and one time with Academica Coimbra.


He is also a one time European Champion with Portugal and also a Israeli champion with Maccabi Haifa.

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