Antonio Silva is a Portuguese professional footballer who became known for his position as a Centre-Back for the club Benfica and also represent the national team of Portugal. Silva who is known for his versatility, can play with both feet. He is a physically strong defender and a great tackler.
|Antonio Joao Pereira de Albuquerque Tavares da Silva
|Date of Birth:
|October 30, 2003
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Born Antonio Joao Pereira de Albuquerque Tavares da Silva on October 30, 2003 in Viseu, Portugal.
Antonio Silva began his football career at the youth level with Penalva do Castelo in 2010 and also went through the youth ranks of Repesenses, Viseu United and Benfica.
Silva has been ablebto develop his passion with inspiration from the likes of Antonio Rudiger, Virgil Van Dijk, Luisao and Ruben Dias.
His impressive performance with the reserved side of Benfica didn’t go unnoticed while also helping the team to win the UEFA Youth League in 2021-22. He was promoted to the first team where he made his professional debut at the age of 18 and also helped Benfica win the league title.
He represented Portugal at the under-16, under-17, under-18, under-19, and under-21 levels and was called up to the senior team ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. He made his international debut in a 4-0 win against Nigeria, a friendly match to prepare for the World Cup.
Silva won the Cosmo Damiao Awards for Revelation of the Year: 2022 and Primera Liga Defender of the Month: September 2022, October/November 2022.
He also won the Primera Liga: 2022-23 and Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira: 2023, with Benfica.
Antonio Silva is active on social media. He is on Instagram @antoniosilva.66
Antonio Silva earns his career as a footballer. He has a market value of €45 m according to stats from Transfermarkt.
Frequently asked questions
He is a Portuguese professional footballer.
He was born on October 30, 2003.
He is from Viseu, Portugal.
He plays as a Centre-Back.
He has a height of 1.87 m.