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David Silva


ABOUT

Full NameDavid Josue Silva Jimenez

BornJanuary 8, 1986

Height1.73m (5 ft 7 in)

NationalitySpanish

RoleCentral Midfielder

SEASON STATS

Season Team Apps (Subs) Goals (P) Assists Yellows Reds Min Played
Community Shield 2019 Man City 1 (0) 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 61
Prem League Asia Trophy 2019 Man City 0 (0) 1 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 0
FA Cup 18/19 Man City 5 (1) 1 (0) 0 1 (0) 0 365
Premier League 18/19 Man City 33 (5) 6 (0) 8 2 (0) 0 2412
UEFA Champions League 18/19 Man City 9 (0) 3 (0) 2 0 (0) 0 719
OVERALL CAREER STATS

Apps (Subs) 674 (74)
Goals (P) 133 (2)
Assists 115
Yellows 76 (3)
Reds 0
Min Played 45080
CLUB STATS

Tournament

YEAR TEAM APPS (SUBS) GOALS (P) ASSISTS YELLOWS REDS MIN PLAYED
2020/2021 Real Sociedad de Fútbol 5 (1) 0 (0) 0 2 (0) 0 339
2009/2010 Valencia CF 30 (2) 8 (0) 7 6 (0) 0 2419
2008/2009 Valencia CF 19 (2) 4 (0) 0 5 (0) 0 1479
2007/2008 Valencia CF 34 (2) 5 (0) 0 6 (1) 1 2790
2006/2007 Valencia CF 36 (5) 5 (0) 0 5 (0) 1 2647
2005/2006 Real Club Celta de Vigo 34 (3) 3 (0) 0 2 (0) 0 2666
Total 158 (15) 25 (0) 7 26 (1) 2 12340
NATIONAL STATS

COMPETITION/CLUB APPS (SUBS) GOALS (P) ASSISTS YELLOWS REDS MIN PLAYED
EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP 15 (0) 3 (0) 4 1 (0) 0 1190
WC QUALIFICATION EUROPE 19 (1) 8 (0) 6 4 (0) 0 1379
CONFEDERATIONS CUP 6 (4) 2 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 285
WORLD CUP 9 (2) 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 568
EC QUALIFICATION 21 (2) 7 (0) 3 2 (0) 0 1547
ABOUT


Background

David Josue Jimenez Silva is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Manchester City in the English Premier League and the Spain national team. He was born on 8th January 1986 and hails from the fishing village of Arguineguin, in Canary Islands, Spain.


Career

Silva started playing football in the youth team of UD San Fernando as a nine year old. Surprisingly, he initially played as a goalkeeper, but became a winger later. At the age of 14, he accepted an offer to join Valencia’s youth academy. He went on to become an automatic starter for Valencia at the young age of 20, after impressive loan stints with Eibar and Celta Vigo. After spending six seasons at Valencia, he moved to his current club, Manchester City in the summer of 2010. Since then, he has been representing the English side and has won every domestic trophy on offer.

On the international front, Silva has been capped more than a hundred times and was a vital cog of the Spanish team as they won three consecutive international trophies between 2008 and 2012.


Position and Playing Style

Silva plays as a central midfielder for his club and country. Dubbed ‘Merlin’ or ‘El Mago’ meaning the magician, Silva's creativity on the ball has gained him plenty of plaudits. A technically proficient player, he boasts of an excellent first touch and dribbling capability which allows him to retain possession in the tightest of places.



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