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Thiago Silva Soccer Jerseys and Shirts
Thiago is one of those amazing center backs who just know the game. He cuts an imposing figure on the field, his closing speed is amazing, his timing on challenges is brilliant, hes great in the air, and he can play the ball out of defense without just hoofing it away. The guy is pretty much a prototype of what the prototype modern central defender needs to be. You can bet you will find him in the famous canary yellow Brazil Jersey leading A Selecao always owning opposing attackers. He also dons the PSG Jersey at club level and has he has been touted by some as not only the best defender in Paris but also the best in the whole world!
On the Spot: Thiago Silva
One of the best defenders in the world currently plies his trade for the best club in France in PSG. But Silva was not always seen as one of the top players on the world. As a youth player, he experienced unsuccessful trials at Brazilian clubs Fluminese and Botafogo. He was highly scouted by European clubs for his performances in youth tournaments but ultimately decided to stay in Brazil and play for Juventude. At 20, he had developed into one of the best young defenders in the world and moved abroad to FC Porto. He was unable to break into the first team in 2 years at the club and decided to move to Dinamo Moscow. Silva experienced some health issues and almost decided to hang up his boots and call it a career.
He moved back to Brazil and had another solid season in South America. AC Milan came calling and the then 25-year-old center back moved to Italy to revitalize his European career. Silva turned into one of the most sought after defenders in the world in his 3 years in Milan and made a 42 million euro move to PSG. Thiago Silva is no longer an unknown defender in Brazil as he is now a mainstay in central defense for his country… [read the rest!]