Rubén da Silva

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Rubén da Silva
Personal information
Full name Rubén Fernando da Silva Echeverrito
Date of birth (1968-04-11) April 11, 1968 (age 46)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1989 Danubio ? (?)
1989–1991 River Plate 35 (14)
1991–1992 CD Logroñés 16 (3)
1992–1993 River Plate 34 (17)
1993–1995 Boca Juniors 49 (11)
1995–1998 Rosario Central 80 (38)
1998–2000 UAG Tecos 59 (14)
2000–2001 Club Nacional de Football 24 (7)
2001–2004 Danubio 66 (13)
National team
1988–2000 Uruguay 22 (3)
* 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, Boca Juniors.

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.

Titles[edit]

Season Club Title
1988 Uruguay Danubio Primera División Uruguaya
1989–1990 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
1995 Uruguay Uruguay Copa América
1995 Argentina Rosario Central Copa Conmebol
2000 Uruguay Club Nacional de Football Primera División Uruguaya
2004 Uruguay Danubio Primera División Uruguaya

Awards[edit]

Season Club Award
1988 Uruguay Danubio Primera División Uruguaya topscorer: 23 goals
Clausura 1993 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina topscorer: 13 goals
1995 Argentina Rosario Central Copa Conmebol topscorer: 4 goals
Apertura 1997 Argentina Rosario Central Primera División Argentina topscorer: 15 goals

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