Alejandro Da Silva
|Full name||Alejandro Damián Da Silva Mercado|
|Date of birth||18 May 1983|
|Place of birth||Lambaré, Paraguay|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|2007–2009||Newell's Old Boys||45||(9)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 July 2009.
Da Silva started his career with Cerro Porteño before moving to Italy where he played for Udinese, Foggia and Sambenedettese. In 2000 it was discovered that he had entered Italy using a forged passport and banned in July 2001.
In 2005 Da Silva returned to Paraguay to rejoin Cerro Porteño where he played until his transfer to Newell's Old Boys in 2007.
He represented Paraguay U17 at the 1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship.
Da Silva made his debut for the Paraguay national football team in 2007.