William Soares da Silva

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Personal information
Full name William Soares da Silva
Date of birth (1988-12-30) 30 December 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Goiânia, Brazil
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
União Madeira
Number 3
Youth career
2007–2009 Vila Nova
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Vila Nova 10 (0)
2009 Canedense (loan)
2010–2013 Porto 0 (0)
2010–2011 Portimonense (loan) 21 (0)
2011 Recreativo (loan) 0 (0)
2012–2013 Arouca (loan) 12 (0)
2013–2014 Rio Ave 0 (0)
2013–2014 Arouca (loan) 35 (1)
2014– União Madeira 29 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 March 2015.

† Appearances (goals)
This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Soares and the second or paternal family name is da Silva.

William Soares da Silva (born 30 December 1988), simply known as Soares, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Portuguese club União da Madeira as a defensive midfielder.

Football career[edit]

Born in Goiânia, Goiás, Soares joined Vila Nova Futebol Clube's youth system in 2007. After two years with Vila Nova's reserves, he made his debut on 29 September 2009, against Juventude.[1] After two season in first team, Soares was moved to Porto, and then was loaned to Portimonense.[2] A investor, used a proxy club Grêmio Esportivo Anápolis, retained 20% economic rights on the future transfer fee received by Porto. Porto had an option to purchase it on or before 30 June 2013.[3]

In the following season, Soares was loaned again, this time to Recreativo de Huelva in the Spanish second level.[4]


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