Thiago Silva

Born: September 22, 1984 (age 31)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Nationality: Brazil Brazilian

Position: Defender
Team: Paris Saint-Germain (no. 3)
PSG defender Thiago Silva is congratulated by Jeremy Menez after a goal on December 4, 2012
Career History
Senior2009-2012AC Milan
2012-Paris Saint-Germain
International2008-Brazil
Sports Mole has 511 articles about Thiago Silva. Articles 1 to 40:
Kevin de Bruyne continues to celebrate scoring during the Champions League quarter-final between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City on April 6, 2016
Result: Manchester City hold Paris Saint-Germain to away draw
Manchester City hold Paris Saint-Germain to a 2-2 draw at the Parc des Princes to take two away goals back to the Etihad in their Champions League quarter-final.
21:36
PSG forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic does his best impression of a Picasso painting after scoring in the 2-0 win over Saint-Etienne on Jan 31, 2016
Thiago Silva wants Zlatan Ibrahimovic to stay at Paris Saint-Germain
Experienced striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic still has plenty to offer Paris Saint-Germain, according to his teammate Thiago Silva.
Apr 5, 09:32
Fabinho celebrates scoring during the Ligue 1 game between PSG and Monaco on March 20, 2016
Result: AS Monaco inflict first home defeat of season on Paris Saint-Germain
Monaco end PSG's 34-match unbeaten home league run courtesy of a quickfire second-half double to run out 2-0 winners over the French champions.
Mar 20, 21:54
Thiago Silva and Diego Costa in action during the Champions League encounter between Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea on February 16, 2016
Paris Saint-Germain defender Thiago Silva full of praise for Manchester City
Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva insists that his team will have to perform to a high level in order to overcome Manchester City in the Champions League.
Mar 18, 21:52
Adrien Rabiot scores the opening goal in the Champions League round of 16 second leg between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain on March 9, 2016
Result: Paris Saint-Germain dump Chelsea out of Champions League
Paris Saint-Germain book their place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League courtesy of a 2-1 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, sealing a 4-2 aggregate victory.
Mar 9, 21:34
PSG forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic does his best impression of a Picasso painting after scoring in the 2-0 win over Saint-Etienne on Jan 31, 2016
Team News: Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic partners Gary Cahill, Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns for PSG
Branislav Ivanovic partners Gary Cahill in John Terry's absence for tonight's last-16 Champions League clash, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns for PSG.
Feb 16, 18:50
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender David Luiz gestures towards Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain at Stamford Bridge in
Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Champions League last 16 first leg between PSG and Chelsea as the two sides meet for the third year in a row in the competition.
Feb 15, 20:53
Paris Saint-Germain's Thiago Silva in action during the match against Guingamp on August 31, 2013
Thiago Silva: 'Paris Saint-Germain ready to win Champions League'
Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva insists that his team are now "ready" to win the Champions League after gaining more experience in the competition.
Feb 15, 20:18
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender and captain Thiago Silva controls the ball during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Ajaccio (ACA) at the Parc des Princes stadium on August 18, 2013
Thiago Silva calls for Paris Saint-Germain concentration
Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva admits that the standard of Ligue 1 football is not the best preparation for the step up to Champions League action.
Feb 15, 20:06
Marquinhos of Paris Saint-Germain celebrates as he scores their first goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Bayer Leverkusen at Parc des Princes on March 12, 2014
Report: Real Madrid want Marquinhos
Paris Saint-Germain's 21-year-old centre-back Marquinhos is a transfer target for Real Madrid, according to a report in Spain.
Jan 30, 22:47
Brazil's defender and captain Thiago Silva celebrates scoring during the quarter-final football match between Brazil and Colombia at the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014
Report: Chelsea preparing Thiago Silva bid
A report claims that Chelsea are preparing a big-money move for Paris Saint-Germain centre-back Thiago Silva.
Jan 22, 21:35
The FIFA FIFPro World XI assembles on stage at Ballon d'Or Gala 2015 at the Kongresshaus on January 11, 2016
Real Madrid, Barcelona boast four players apiece in FIFPro World XI
Real Madrid and Barcelona provide four players apiece for the 2016 FIFPro World XI, with Neymar, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo leading the line.
Jan 11, 17:50
Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian midfielder Angel Di Maria (Rear R) celebrates with teammates Blaise Matuidi (C), Thiago Motta (L) and Edinson Cavani after scoring during the French L1 football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Toulouse on November 7, 2
Result: Paris Saint-Germain go 22 points clear at top of Ligue 1
Paris Saint-Germain record a 2-0 win over Bastia to move 22 points clear at the top of the Ligue 1 table.
Jan 8, 21:20
Marquinhos of Paris Saint-Germain celebrates as he scores their first goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Bayer Leverkusen at Parc des Princes on March 12, 2014
Manchester United to launch bid for Marquinhos in coming days?
Manchester United will reportedly launch a bid for Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos in the coming days.
Jan 4, 10:34
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender and captain Thiago Silva controls the ball during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Ajaccio (ACA) at the Parc des Princes stadium on August 18, 2013
Thiago Silva has no plans to leave Paris Saint-Germain
Paris Saint-Germain centre-back Thiago Silva claims that he could end his career with the French champions.
Jan 1, 19:24
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Result: Paris Saint-Germain go 19 points clear in Ligue 1
Paris Saint-Germain defeat Caen 3-0 to go 19 points clear at the top in Ligue 1, setting a record points total for the halfway stage of the campaign.
Dec 19, 21:50
Paris Saint-Germain's Thiago Silva in action during the match against Guingamp on August 31, 2013
PSG captain Thiago Silva: 'No winter break could harm Chelsea in Europe'
Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva says that Chelsea not having a winter break puts them at a disadvantage for their last-16 tie in the Champions League.
Dec 14, 17:25
Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian midfielder Angel Di Maria (Rear R) celebrates with teammates Blaise Matuidi (C), Thiago Motta (L) and Edinson Cavani after scoring during the French L1 football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Toulouse on November 7, 2
Team News: PSG make six changes for Lyon clash
Paris Saint-Germain make six changes to the team for their Ligue 1 clash against Lyon.
Dec 13, 19:23
Marquinhos of PSG and Thiago Silva of PSG celebrate following their team's victory during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16, second leg match between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain at Stamford Bridge on March 11, 2015
Thiago Silva: 'Paris Saint-Germain are trying harder this season'
Thiago Silva claims that his Paris Saint-Germain teammates are playing at a higher level compared to last season.
Dec 12, 15:00
Paris Saint-Germain's French midfielder Gregory Van der Wiel looks on during a friendly football game between PSG and Rapid Wien at the Gerhard Hanappi stadium in Vienna, on July 12, 2013
Team News: Gregory van der Wiel passed fit for Paris Saint-Germain
Gregory van der Wiel passes a fitness test to take up a place in the Paris Saint-Germain midfield against Shakhtar Donetsk.
Dec 8, 19:08
Paris Saint-Germain's Thiago Silva in action during the match against Guingamp on August 31, 2013
Thiago Silva: 'Paris Saint-Germain defence have to stay solid'
Thiago Silva urges the rest of Paris Saint-Germain's defence to maintain their solidity over the remainder of the Ligue 1 season.
Dec 5, 22:19
Paris Saint-Germain's Thiago Silva in action during the match against Guingamp on August 31, 2013
Thiago Silva: 'I'm enjoying the best period of my career at Paris Saint-Germain'
Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva states that he is currently enjoying the best spell of his career while playing at the heart of the club's defence.
Nov 28, 19:48
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender David Luiz (C) celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Paris Saint-Germain at the Arena Lviv, in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, on September
Team News: Luiz, Kurzawa, Stambouli, Moura return for Paris Saint-Germain
Paris Saint-Germain make four changes as they seek to go 16 points clear at the top of Ligue 1 with a win over Troyes.
Nov 28, 15:14
Kevin de Bruyne of Manchester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mate Sergio Aguero during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on September 19, 2015
Five Premier League players on UEFA Team of the Year shortlist
The Premier League has five players on the UEFA Team of the Year shortlist, while Barcelona have eight nominees.
Nov 25, 21:02
Real Madrid's Spanish coach Rafael Benitez shouts instructions to his players during the UEFA Champions League football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Real Madrid, on October 21, 2015 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris.
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Paris Saint-Germain
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League Group A clash between Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain at the Bernabeu.
Nov 2, 17:58
Chelsea's Diego Costa takes down PSG's Thiago Silva on February 17, 2015
Thiago Silva wants Cristiano Ronaldo at Paris Saint-Germain
Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva reveals that he wants to play alongside Cristiano Ronaldo, hoping the Real Madrid man will join Laurent Blanc's side next summer.
Oct 31, 15:03
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Saint-Etienne at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on October 25, 201
Result: Paris Saint-Germain hit four to ease past Saint-Etienne
Layvin Kurzawa's first Paris Saint-Germain goal helps his side to a 4-1 victory over Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1 at the Parc des Princes.
Oct 25, 21:54
Real Madrid's Spanish coach Rafael Benitez shouts instructions to his players during the UEFA Champions League football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Real Madrid, on October 21, 2015 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris.
Match Analysis: Paris Saint-Germain 0-0 Real Madrid
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Paris Saint-Germain draw 0-0 with Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Oct 21, 22:18
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender Marquinhos (L) vies with Real Madrid's Spanish midfielder Isco during the UEFA Champions League football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Real Madrid, on October 21, 2015 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris.
Result: Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid play out stalemate
Group A rivals Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid draw 0-0 at the Parc des Princes to remain locked on seven points apiece.
Oct 21, 21:37
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender Marquinhos (L) vies with Real Madrid's Spanish midfielder Isco during the UEFA Champions League football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Real Madrid, on October 21, 2015 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris.
Half-Time Report: Nothing to separate Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid at interval
Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid play out a goalless opening 45 minutes in their Champions League clash in the French capital.
Oct 21, 20:34
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender and captain Thiago Silva controls the ball during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Ajaccio (ACA) at the Parc des Princes stadium on August 18, 2013
Thiago Silva reveals Real Madrid, Barcelona talks
Paris Saint-Germain centre-back Thiago Silva claims that he had talks with both Real Madrid and Barcelona during his time with AC Milan.
Oct 20, 16:26
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender and captain Thiago Silva controls the ball during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Ajaccio (ACA) at the Parc des Princes stadium on August 18, 2013
Thiago Silva talks up influence of Laurent Blanc following victory over Bastia
Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva talks up the impact of manager Laurent Blanc following the club's Ligue 1 victory over Bastia.
Oct 17, 21:53
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic reacts after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League group F football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Ajax Amsterdam on November 25, 2014
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's top five Paris Saint-Germain goals
After he became Paris Saint-Germain's all-time leading goalscorer, Sports Mole picks out Zlatan Ibrahimovic's top five goals for the French club.
Oct 6, 11:58
Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian forward Angel Di Maria (L) vies with Nantes' French defender Wilfried Moimbe during the French L1 football match between Nantes (FCN) and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on September 26, 2015 at the Beaujoire stadium in Nantes,
Angel di Maria: 'Life at Paris Saint-Germain is 100% positive'
Angel di Maria describes his tenure at Paris Saint-Germain as being "100% positive".
Sep 26, 21:30
Marquinhos of Paris Saint-Germain celebrates as he scores their first goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and Bayer Leverkusen at Parc des Princes on March 12, 2014
Alex: 'Marquinhos should leave Paris Saint-Germain'
Brazilian international defender Alex advises his fellow countryman Marquinhos to leave Paris Saint-Germain in order to fulfil his potential.
Sep 22, 19:19
Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani is congratulated by his teammate on scoring during the French Ligue 1 football match between Reims and Paris Saint-Germain on September 19, 2015
Result: PSG, Reims share points after late drama
Two late goals see Paris Saint-Germain and Reims share a 1-1 draw in Ligue 1.
Sep 19, 18:24
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Nantes on December 6, 2014
Team News: Zlatan Ibrahimovic starts for Paris Saint-Germain against former club Malmo
Zlatan Ibrahimovic starts for Paris Saint-Germain against his former club Malmo in the Champions League group opener at Parc des Princes.
Sep 15, 18:50
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Nantes on December 6, 2014
Live Commentary: Paris Saint-Germain 2-0 Malmo - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Paris Saint-Germain beat travelling Malmo 2-0 at the Parc des Princes in Group A of the Champions League.
Sep 15, 18:45
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender and captain Thiago Silva controls the ball during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Ajaccio (ACA) at the Parc des Princes stadium on August 18, 2013
Thiago Silva: 'Paris Saint-Germain have best squad in Europe'
Ahead of Tuesday's Champions League opener against Malmo, Paris Saint-Germain's Thiago Silva claims that the French outfit now have 'the strongest squad in Europe'.
Sep 15, 16:38
Blaise Matuidi of France controls the ball during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between France and Nigeria at Estadio Nacional on June 30, 2014
Thiago Silva hails Blaise Matuidi
Brazilian centre-back Thiago Silva praises the qualities of Paris Saint-Germain teammate Blaise Matuidi.
Sep 13, 18:04
Tables
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CParis Saint-GermainPSG32255281186380
2AS MonacoMonaco321413547361155
3Lyon321571052341852
4Rennes321312750391151
5Nice321481047371050
6Saint-EtienneSt Etienne32146123834448
7Lille32111382924546
8Caen32144143442-846
9Angers32129113532345
10NantesNantes321111102933-444
11Bastia32127133133-243
12Bordeaux321012104150-942
13Marseille3281594338539
14Lorient32912114350-739
15GuingampGuingamp32109133947-839
16Montpellier HSCMontpellier32107153840-237
17Reims3289153547-1233
18Gazelec AjaccioGFC Ajaccio32712133145-1433
19Toulouse32611153449-1529
RTroyes3228222271-4914