William Soares da Silva
|Full name||William Soares da Silva|
|Date of birth||30 December 1988|
|Place of birth||Goiânia, Brazil|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2009||→ Canedense (loan)|
|2010–2011||→ Portimonense (loan)||21||(0)|
|2011||→ Recreativo (loan)||0||(0)|
|2012–2013||→ Arouca (loan)||12||(0)|
|2013–2014||→ Arouca (loan)||35||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 March 2015.
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. After two season in first team, Soares was moved to Porto, and then was loaned to Portimonense. 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.
- Vila Nova 1 - 0 Juventude :: Campeonato Brasileiro Série B 2009; Footballzz, 29 September 2009
- Brasileiro Soares novo reforço para o Portimonense; portimonense.pt, 9 July 2010 (Portuguese)
- page 62, Relatório e Contas 2010/2011
- Brasileiro do Porto é emprestado a clube da Segunda Divisão espanhola (Porto's Brazilian is loaned to Spanish Second Division club); globoesporte.com, 1 August 2011 (Portuguese)