Emílio da Silva
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|Full name||Emilio Ribeiro Neves da Silva|
|Date of birth||5 April 1982|
|Place of birth||Dili, Timor Timur, Indonesia|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Ad. Dili Oeste|
|2000–2002||FC Zebra|
|2002–2004||FC Zebra||38||(20)|
|2004–2010||AD Esperança||193||(121)|
|2010–||Ad. Dili Oeste|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:28, 3 January 2010 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).
Emilio Ribeiro Neves da Silva, known simply as Emílio da Silva; born 5 April 1982 in Dili, Timor Timur, Indonesia, is a footballer from East Timor who has represented AD Esperança since 2004. Prior to this, da Silva played for FC Zebra for two years, having spent the entirety of his youth career (2000–2002) there also. A prolific striker at club level, he has also notched 10 goals in 25 caps for the Timor-Leste national football team since 2003, and is their all time top scorer and appearance holder, both by a considerable margin. Da Silva is considered to be the best East Timorese footballer of all time. In 2011, Emilio was the highest paid athlete from East Timor, making $20,000 (USD).
- "Team List of Timor Leste National Team". HKFA. c. 2007. Retrieved 1 October 2011.
- Emílio da Silva – FIFA competition record