David Silva

David Silva’s full name is David Josue Jimenez Silva. He is Spanish professional footballer and plays in Manchester City English club and for the Spain National team. He plays mostly in the attacking midfielder and he can also play as a second striker or a winger. He is left-footed player. He spent six years for his professional career playing for Valencia CF and he appeared in over 150 games and he won a Copa Del Rey in the year 2008 and he moved to Manchester City in 2010.

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He had passing ability with a possession retaining quality which made him to be named Merlin or El mago by his fans and team mates. From the time that he joined City, he appeared in more than 250 matches and he was in the seventh season for this club. He got FA cup, two Premier League titles and Two Football League cups. He played in the Spanish International from the age of 20 and he is among the eleven Spanish player who had been able to get 100 caps and he had been integral member for the squad which won three international tournaments consecutively, UEFA Euro of 2008, FIFA World cup of 2010 and UEFA Euro of 2012.

According to his biography, David Silva was born in the city of Arguineguin, Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands. His parents are Eva Silva and Fernando Jimenez. His father was a former municipal officer and afterwards, he became a person in charge of safety for Valencia CF stadium. The father is a Canarian Spanish while the mother is of Japanese descent.

He started to play the football with the youth team of UD San Fernando and it was near Maspalomas. Before he played like a goalkeeper and become a winger afterwards and he mirrored the games around Michael Laudrup who was his football idol. At the age of 14, he got an offer of becoming youth player of Valencia CF and he accepted it. He continued to play in youth setup of Valencia up to the time he became 17 years old.

His siblings are Natalia Jimenez Silva, a sister and Nando Jimenez Silva, a brother. His transfer from Valencia CF to Manchester City was worth 24.4m fee. His salary is 6.76 million GP. His net worth is 55 million dollars. David Silva likes to keep his private life a secret. However, his grandmother told Sun Newspaper that his girlfriend is called Melanie and he knew her from when he was 4 years old and that she is an Arguineguin Gran Canaria. She is studying in the city of Madrid. He had to stop playing in September 2016, when he suffered a minor injury but he sat outside only for 10 days. David Silva is agile and talented left foot player. David Silva is known for his good dribbling and first touch skills.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 8 Jan, 1986
Age: 34 yrs
Occupations: Association football player
Citizenship: Spain
Birth Place: Arguineguín
Gender: Male
Description: Spanish association football player
Net Worth 2021: 55 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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