Hernâni Ferreira da Silva

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Full name Hernâni Ferreira da Silva
Date of birth (1931-09-01)1 September 1931
Place of birth Águeda, Portugal
Date of death 5 April 2001(2001-04-05) (aged 69)
Place of death Porto, Portugal
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950–1952 Porto 22 (5)
1952–1953 Estoril 24 (9)
1953–1964 Porto 233 (123)
National team
1953–1964 Portugal 28 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Hernâni Ferreira da Silva (1 September 1931 – 5 April 2001)[1] was a Portuguese football player who played almost his entire career at FC Porto.[2] He was born in Águeda, Portugal and was chosen by Portuguese sports newspaper Record as one of the best 100 Portuguese football players ever.

Hernâni made 28 appearances for the Portugal national football team from 1953 to 1964.[3]




  1. ^ "PERSONALIDADES PORTUGUESAS: Portugal despediu-se do último Marechal" (in Portuguese). Jornal Tribuna de Macau. 2001. Archived from the original on 2011-10-02. 
  2. ^ "Hernâni (Hernâni Ferreira da Silva)" (in Portuguese). Fora de Jogo. Retrieved 2010-03-01. 
  3. ^ Pierrend, José Luis (2009-12-11). "Portugal - Record International Players". RSSSF.