Silvio Diliberto

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Silvio Diliberto
Personal information
Full name Silvio Diliberto
Date of birth (1963-12-16) 16 December 1963 (age 54)
Place of birth Rotterdam, Netherlands
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1987 Sparta
1987–1992 Roda JC
1992–1993 Vinkenslag
1993–1994 Haarlem
1994–1996 Eindhoven
Teams managed
2011–2012 Muaither
2013–2015 Al-Shamal
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Silvio Diliberto (born December 16, 1963 in Rotterdam) is a former Dutch football player who was also a kicker in American football.

Club career[edit]

Association football[edit]

During his career in football he played for Sparta, for whom he made his professional debut as a winger in May 1982 against NAC,[1] Roda JC,[2] Haarlem and FC Eindhoven as a converted central defender.

American football[edit]

He retired from association football in 1996, but made a comeback in NFL Europe in 1997 - he was kicker for the Amsterdam Admirals[3] from 1997 to 2004.

Managerial career[edit]

During his time in American football, Diliberto went into soccer coaching and managed amateur side Hermes-DVS, CVV Zwervers, Germania Teveren and RKSV Groene Ster. In 2011 he moved to Qatar to manage Muaither and later Al-Shamal.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Diliberto was born to an Italian father and a Dutch mother.[4]


  1. ^ a b KASTEELKANJER: SILVIO DILIBERTO - Sparta Rotterdam (in Dutch)
  2. ^ Roda JC stats - Roda JC Spelers
  3. ^ Eerste kicker Diliberto voelt zich helemaal thuis bij de Admirals - Trouw (in Dutch)
  4. ^ "Shamal coach confident". Retrieved 8 May 2014. 

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