Tiago Rafael Maia Silva

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Tiago Silva
Personal information
Full name Tiago Rafael Maia Silva
Date of birth (1993-06-02) 2 June 1993 (age 21)
Place of birth Lisbon, Portugal
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 10
Youth career
2002–2004 SL Olivais
2004–2009 Benfica
2009–2012 Belenenses
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012– Belenenses 76 (6)
National team
2013 Portugal U20 8 (0)
2013– Portugal U21 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 April 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 October 2013

Tiago Rafael Maia Silva (born 2 June 1993) is a Portuguese footballer who plays for C.F. Os Belenenses as an attacking midfielder.

Football career[edit]

Born in Lisbon, Silva joined local C.F. Os Belenenses' youth system at the age of 16, signing from S.L. Benfica. He made his senior debut on 29 July 2012, playing the full 90 minutes in a 1–1 home draw against U.D. Oliveirense for the season's League Cup.[1] His first match in the second division occurred on 11 August, a 3–1 home win over C.D. Feirense where he also started.[2]

Silva ultimately contributed with 37 games and four goals as the Estádio do Restelo side returned to the top level after a three-year absence.[3] He made his debut in the main category of Portuguese football on 18 August 2013, being booked in a 0–3 home loss to Rio Ave FC.


  1. ^ "Belenenses e Oliveirense empatam (1–1)" [Belenenses and Oliveirense draw (1–1)] (in Portuguese). Record. 29 July 2012. Retrieved 4 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Belenenses-Feirense, 3–1: Equipa do Restelo entra com o pé direito" [Belenenses-Feirense, 3–1: Restelo team starts on the right foot] (in Portuguese). Record. 11 August 2012. Retrieved 4 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Belenenses um clube de Lisboa" [Belenenses a Lisbon club] (in Portuguese). Record. 6 May 2013. Retrieved 4 March 2014. 

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