Gastón Silva

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Gastón Silva
Personal information
Full name Gastón Alexis Silva Perdomo
Date of birth (1994-03-05) 5 March 1994 (age 20)
Place of birth Salto, Uruguay
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Torino
Number 21
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2014 Defensor Sporting 25 (0)
2014– Torino 0 (0)
National team
2010–2011 Uruguay U-17 15 (2)
2012– Uruguay U-20 2 (1)
2011 Uruguay U-22 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 July 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 05/01/2012
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Silva and the second or maternal family name is Perdomo.

Gastón Alexis Silva Perdomo (born 5 March 1994), known as Gastón Silva, is a Uruguayan footballer who plays as a centre-back for Torino.

Club career[edit]

Defensor Sporting[edit]

Silva started his career with Defensor Sporting, where he made his professional debut at the age of 16 on 8 November 2011 against Montevideo Wanderers.[1]

In 2012, he made his debut in the Copa Libertadores in a 3–1 victory against Velez.[1] He made a total of 29 appearances and provided 2 assists between the Uruguayan Primera División and Copa Libertadores.[1]

Torino[edit]

On 20 July 2014 he signed a four year contract with Serie A club Torino with the option for a fifth year.[2] Torino confirmed the signing on 21 July.[3]

International career[edit]

Under-17[edit]

During 2011, Silva played with the Uruguayan national under-17 football team at the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Mexico. Previously, he played the 2011 South American Under-17 Football Championship in Ecuador.

Under-20[edit]

In 2012, Silva played with the Uruguayan national under-20 football team at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey.

U20 International goals[edit]

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 8 June 2012 Estadio Parque Alfredo Víctor Viera, Montevideo, Uruguay Uruguay United States United States 1–0 2–0 Friendly match

Under-22[edit]

In 2011, he was named to participate in the Uruguay national football team under-22 squad for the 2011 Pan American Games.

Honours[edit]

International[edit]

Uruguay U-17

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Classe e carattere: ecco Gaston Silva, il difensore ad un passo dal Torino…". gianlucadimarzio.com (in Italian). Retrieved 21 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Gaston Silva è del Torino". gazzetta.it (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. Retrieved 21 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Gastòn Silva al Toro". torinofc.it (in Italian). Torino Football Club. Retrieved 21 July 2014. 

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