Edson Henrique da Silva

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Personal information
Full name Edson Henrique da Silva
Date of birth (1987-07-06) July 6, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Itaquitinga-PE, Brazil
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Central Defender
Club information
Current team
Machine Sazi
Number 5
Youth career
2003–2004 Caxias
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2012 Figueirense 65 (0)
2007–2008 Belenenses (loan) 2 (0)
2008 Académica (loan) 5 (0)
2009 Rio Ave (loan) 12 (2)
2010 Botafogo (loan) 2 (0)
2011–2012 União de Leiria (loan) 20 (0)
2013–2016 Slaven Belupo 65 (2)
2016– Machine Sazi 17 (0)
National team
2007 Brazil U20 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:24, 3 August 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 September 2013

Edson Henrique da Silva or simply Edson (born 6 July 1987) is a Brazilian football central defender who last played for Slaven Belupo. He has been hailed as one of the biggest talents that ever stepped foot on Koprivnica ground.


Born in Itaquitinga-PE, he debuted as a senior by playing with Figueirense in the 2005 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. He played with Figueirense until 2012. After playing with them in the Serie A until 2007, he moved on loan to Portugal to play with Belenenses in the second half of the 2007–08 Primeira Liga season. He stayed in Portugal for the next season, playing on loan with Primeira Liga sides Académica de Coimbra and Rio Ave. In summer 2009, he returned to Figueirense and played until the end of the year with them in the 2009 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B. In 2010, he was loaned to Serie A side Botafogo. In summer 2011, he was loaned again to a Portuguese club, this time to U.D. Leiria and played with them in the 2011–12 Primeira Liga. In summer 2012, he returned to Brazil and played with Figueirense in the 2012 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.[1] At the end of the year, he was released by Figueirense, and in summer 2013 he signed with Croatian Prva HNL side NK Slaven Belupo.[2]




  1. ^ Edson Henrique da Silva at ForadeJogo.net
  2. ^ Edson Henrique at Soccerway

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