Hernâni Ferreira da Silva

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This article is about Portuguese football player. For Cape Verdean footballer, see Hernâni Borges.
This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Ferreira and the second or paternal family name is Da Silva.
Personal information
Full name Hernâni Ferreira da Silva
Date of birth (1931-09-01)September 1, 1931
Place of birth Águeda, Portugal
Date of death April 5, 2001(2001-04-05) (aged 69)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950–1952 FC Porto 22 (5)
1952–1953 Estoril-Praia 24 (9)
1953–1964 FC Porto 231 (122)
National team
1953–1964 Portugal 28 (5)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

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. 
  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.