Rubén da Silva
Rubén Fernando da Silva Echeverrito
Date of birth
April 11, 1968
Place of birth
1.82 m (5 ft
11 in) 1⁄ 2
River Plate 35
CD Logroñés 16
River Plate 34
Boca Juniors 49
Rosario Central 80
UAG Tecos 59
Club Nacional de Football 24
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:03, 6 January 2010 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).
Rubén Fernando da Silva Echeverrito is a retired Uruguayan football striker. He was born on April 11, 1968, in the city of Montevideo in Uruguay. He played for a number of clubs in Uruguay, Argentina, Spain, Italy and Mexico.
Da Silva started his career in 1986 with
Danubio in the Primera División Uruguaya. In 1988 he helped the team to win the league title contributing 23 goals which also won him the title of topscorer.
In 1989 he moved to Argentine giants
River Plate where he was part of the team that won the Primera Division in 1988-1989.
Da Silva then moved to
Italy in 1991 where he played for U.S. Cremonese before returning to River Plate in 1992 where he was topscorer in the Clausura 1993, prompting his move to CD Logroñés in Spain
In 1994 Da Silva returned to Argentina to play for River Plate's fiercest rivals,
In 1995 Da Silva left Boca to join
Rosario Central where he won the Copa Conmebol (currently known as Copa Sudamericana) in 1995, and was again topscorer of Argentina with 15 goals in the Apertura 1997 tournament.
Da Silva had a two year spell with UAG Tecos in Mexico before returning home to Uruguay with
Club Nacional de Football in 2000. Nacional won the Primera Division in 2000, then Da Silva returned to his first club, Danubio where he retired in 2004 after helping the club to claim the Primera division title.
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