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
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]


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]


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.

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


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



Uruguay U-17


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

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