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Bernardo Silva


ABOUT

Full NameBernardo Mota Veiga Silva

BornAugust 10, 1994

Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)

NationalityPortuguese

RoleAttacking Midfielder, Winger

ABOUT


Background

Bernardo Mota Veiga de Carvalho e Silva, simply known as Bernardo SiIva was born in the Portuguese city of Lisbon on 10th August 1994. He plays for Manchester City and the Portugal national football team.


Career

Silva served Benfica throughout his youth career and eventually made the grade for their senior team.

Silva made his debut for Benfica B in a 2013–14 Segunda Liga match against Trofense in 2013 and in the same year, made his bow for Benfica. After a loan spell at Monaco in 2014, Bernardo made the transfer permanent in 2015. At Monaco, he caught the eyes of the footballing fraternity with his dazzling displays. In the summer of 2017, he moved to Manchester City.

On the international front, Bernardo his senior team debut for Portugal in a friendly match against Cape Verde and scored a goal on his first appearance.


Position and Playing Style

Bernardo Silva can function either as an attacking central midfielder or as a winger. The Portuguese's dribbling has been his biggest asset over the years with his ability to wriggle out of tight corners placing him on a higher pedestal. Moreover, he boasts of an excellent defensive and offensive work-rate.



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