Cleiton Silva

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Cleiton Silva
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Personal information
Full name Cleiton Augusto Oliveira Silva
Date of birth (1987-02-03) 3 February 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth São Geraldo da Piedade, Brasil
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Shanghai Shenxin
Number 23
Youth career
2007–2008 Madureira
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Madureira 37 (15)
2010–2011 Osotsapa 27 (10)
2012–2013 BEC Tero Sasana 63 (42)
2013–2014 Querétaro 1 (0)
2013–2014 Delfines (loan) 15 (2)
2014–2017 Muangthong United 79 (57)
2017– Shanghai Shenxin 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 June 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of January 13, 2016

Cleiton Augusto Oliveira Silva (born 3 February 1987) is a Brazilian football player who plays for Shanghai Shenxin. He is described as a skillful winger who will take on any defender with his dribbling and pace.[citation needed]

Club career[edit]

BEC Tero Sasana[edit]

His career took off in the 2012 season when incoming Head Coach Andrew Ord signed him to BEC Tero Sasana on a 3-year deal. In his first season Cleiton won the Thai League T1 2012 Golden boot with 24 goals with Teerasil Dangda

On 2013 he is winner Thai League T1 2013 Player of the month march and winner striker of the years award

Muangthong United[edit]

After short spells with Querétaro and Delfines in Mexico, in late 2014 he signed for Muangthong United in Thai Premier League and scored 5 goals during the second leg of the 2014 Thai Premier League. With a hat-trick in a 3-0 win over in the 2016 season Silva became the first foreigner to score 100 league goals in Thailand.[1]

Shanghai Shenxin[edit]

Cleiton Silva transferred to China League One side Shanghai Shenxin.[2]

Club statistics[edit]

Club performance League FACup Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2008 Madureira Série D - - - -
2009 - - - -
2010 Osotsapa Thai League T1 15 7 15 7
2011 23 10 23 10
2012 BEC Tero Sasana Thai League T1 33 24 33 24
2013 30 20 30 20
2014 Querétaro Liga MX - - - -
Delfines (loan) Ascenso MX 8 1 8 1
2014 Muangthong United Thai League T1 14 4 14 4
2015 33 25 8 7 41 32
2016 30 27 4 3 3 2 37 32
Total 186 118 201 130

Honours[edit]

Muangthong United

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