|Full name||Gastón Alexis Silva Perdomo|
|Date of birth||5 March 1994|
|Place of birth||Salto, Uruguay|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 January 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
He began his professional career in Defensor Sporting, debuting on 8 November, 2011, at age 16, in the 0–2 away win against Montevideo Wanderers, substituting Brahian Alemán. On 18 April 2012 he made his official debut in the Copa Libertadores in a 1–3 away win against Argentina's Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield. He made a total of 29 appearances and provided 2 assists between the Uruguayan Primera División and Copa Libertadores
In the 2011–12 Uruguayan Primera División season he played a game in the Apertura tournament, but was often a starter in the Clausura tournament, contributing to the final victory. The following season he played in all 17 games in the league and four in the Copa Libertadores, confirming his position as one of the emerging prospects of Uruguayan football.
On July 21 2014 Silva transferred to Serie A side Torino for € 2.3 million, signing a four-year contract with an option for a fifth. On 18 September he made his debut for Torino in the UEFA Europa League against Club Brugge; he scored his first goal ever for Torino in the cup against Copenhagen, ending 1–5.
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. In 2012, Silva played with the Uruguayan national under-20 football team at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey. In 2011, he was named to participate in the Uruguay national football team under-22 squad for the 2011 Pan American Games.
Style of play
Naturally left-footed, at Defensor Sporting he was fielded as a left full-back, his preferred role, while in the national team he is often used as a central defender. Proficient in the tackle, Silva has excellent technique, physicality and ability in the air.
As of 24 March 2015.
|Season||Team||Domestic League||Domestic Cups||International Cups||Other Cups||Total|
|Totale Defensor Sporting||25||0||0||0||5||0||30||0|
|1.||8 June 2012||Estadio Parque Alfredo Víctor Viera, Montevideo, Uruguay||United States||1–0||2–0||Friendly match|
- Uruguay U-17
- 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup: Runner-Up
- 2011 South American Under-17 Football Championship: Runner-Up
- 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup: Runner-Up
- "Classe e carattere: ecco Gaston Silva, il difensore ad un passo dal Torino…". gianlucadimarzio.com (in Italian). Retrieved 21 July 2014.
- "Gaston Silva è del Torino". gazzetta.it (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
- "Gastòn Silva al Toro". torinofc.it (in Italian). Torino Football Club. Retrieved 21 July 2014.