Martín Silva

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Martín Silva
Martin Silva cropped.jpg
Silva in 2011
Personal information
Full name Martín Andrés Silva Leites
Date of birth (1983-03-25) 25 March 1983 (age 35)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Vasco da Gama
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2011 Defensor Sporting 210 (0)
2011–2013 Olimpia 64 (1)
2014– Vasco da Gama 115 (0)
National team
2001–2003 Uruguay U-20 14 (0)
2009– Uruguay 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 August 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 June 2018

Martín Andrés Silva Leites (born 25 March 1983) is a Uruguayan footballer. He currently plays as a goalkeeper for Vasco da Gama and the Uruguay national football team.

Club career[edit]

Defensor Sporting[edit]

Silva has played most of his professional career in Defensor Sporting, starting in 2002.

Olimpia[edit]

In August 2011, he signed a four-year contract with the Paraguayan club Olimpia. In November 2013, Silva controversially rescinded his contract with Olimpia after a successful Copa Libertadores and being loved by the fans.

Vasco da Gama[edit]

In December 2013, he signed a four-year contract with the Brazilian club Vasco da Gama.

International career[edit]

Silva has appeared on Uruguay's youth teams such us the Uruguay national under-17 football team and the Uruguay national under-20 football team during 2000 to 2002. He won his first international cap for Uruguay in a friendly match against Algeria, on 12 August 2009. He was included in the starting line-up of players for that match. Silva was also Uruguay's third choice goalkeeper in the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the 2011 Copa América. He played for the national team against Tahiti on 23 June 2013, when Uruguay defeated the Tahitians 8-0 in the Confederations Cup, and had his third and fourth games against Jordan, when Uruguay won its place for the 2014 World Cup, on 13 and 20 November 2013, respectively.

In 2018 he was selected in Uruguay's 23 men squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 8 August 2018.[3]
Club Season League State League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Olimpia 2012 Primera División 41 0 10 0 51 0
2013 23 0 16 0 39 0
Total 64 0 26 0 90 0
Vasco da Gama 2014 Série B 25 0 15 0 5 0 45 0
2015 Série A 21 0 17 0 7 0 45 0
2016 Série B 26 0 17 0 7 0 50 0
2017 Série A 34 0 12 0 4 0 50 0
2018 9 0 11 0 2 0 11 0 33 0
Total 115 0 72 0 25 0 11 0 197 0
Career total 179 0 72 0 25 0 37 0 0 0 313 0

International[edit]

Updated 15 June 2018[4]

Uruguay
Year Apps Goals
2009 1 0
2013 3 0
2014 2 0
2015 1 0
2016 1 0
2017 3 0
Total 11 0

Honors[edit]

Club[edit]

Defensor Sporting
Runner-up
2005, 2008–09, 2010–11
Olimpia
Vasco da Gama

International[edit]

Uruguay

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup: List of players" (PDF). FIFA. 18 June 2018. p. 32. 
  2. ^ http://www.goal.com/en-gb/amp/news/revealed-every-world-cup-2018-squad-23-man-preliminary-lists/oa0atsduflsv1nsf6oqk576rb
  3. ^ Martín Silva at TheFinalBall.com
  4. ^ "Silva, Martín". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 17 June 2015. 
  5. ^ "Vasco lidera seleção do Carioca, que ainda traz Ribamar e Willian Arão". Globoesporte.com. 8 May 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2016. 
  6. ^ "Com nove jogadores de Fla e Flu, Ferj divulga seleção do Campeonato Carioca". Globoesporte.com. 7 May 2017. Retrieved 8 May 2017. 

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