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David Silva Biography & Latest News

David Silva Biography

David Josué Jiménez Silva is a Spanish footballer who plays for Manchester City and the Spanish national team. He plays both on the wing as well as a striker. Silva made his professional debut in 2004–05, with Segunda División's SD Eibar, while on loan from Valencia, playing 35 league games and scoring on five occasions. The following season, he was agin loaned out to Celta de Vigo, where he played 34 matches, scoring four goals. Silva returned to Valencia in the summer of 2006 and netted 14 goals in two seasons. In July 2010, he made a move to Manchester United on a four year deal. He scored his first goal for the club on 16 September, eight minutes into the Europa League group match against Red Bull Salzburg. On 2 March, he scored from twenty yards out in an FA Cup win (3–0) against Aston Villa. Three days later, he scored the only goal in Manchester City's win against Wigan Athletic. During the 2011-12 season, he won his first Premier League medal with Manchester City and also finished the season as top of the assists table with 17 assists to his name. Silva first represented Spain in the 2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Finland, scoring three goals. In 2006, he became an under-21 international and scored four goals during the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship. Silva was an integral member of the squads that won three consecutive international tournaments – UEFA Euro 2008, 2010 FIFA World Cup, and UEFA Euro 2012 – the first time a European team has achieved such a feat.

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