Andre Silva Biography

( 1995 - )
Andre Silva

Facts of Andre Silva

Date of Birth: 1995 November 6
Age:22 years old
Birth Nation: Portugal
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch

Portuguese professional footballer Andre Miguel Valente de Silva is best known as Andre Silva, who currently plays for Italian club A.C. Milan as a striker wearing the jersey number 9. He has also represented his national side, since 2016, Silva is in the Portugal national football team.

Early Life

Andrew Silva was born on 6th November 1995, in Baguim do Monte, Portugal, to Alvaro Silva. His birth sign is Scorpio. Regarding his nationality, Silva is Portuguese and he is of white ethnicity.

Silva raised alongside his younger brother, Afonso Silva, who was born on 18th December 1998.

Silva had a keen interest in football since his childhood. He began playing football at the age of 8, with Porto-based S.C. Salgerious. He then had a brief spell with Boavista FC, but promptly returned to his former club, Salguerios 08.

In 2010 he joined Padroense. Then at 15, he finished his formation with FC Porto, signing with the junior in 2011.

Club Career

Porto

Following, Andre made his professional Porto B debut in a 3-2 away victory over S.C. Beira-Mar on 12th August 2013.

Silva ended his second season with a 34 games appearance and scoring 7 goals, helping Porto B to the 13th position at the 2nd level.

On 29th December 2015, Silva made his competitive debut for the senior team in a 1-3 home defeat against C.S. Maritimo for the Taca da Liga. Four days later, he made his Primera Liga debut in a 0-2 loss at Sporting Clube de Portugal, replacing Vincent Aboubakar.

On 21st August 2016, Silva signed an extension 5 years contract, which included a release clause of $71.25 million. He played 4 seasons for Porto, appearing in 125 games and scoring 41 goals.

Milan

On 12th June 2017, Silva signed a 5-year contract to Serie A side A.C. Milan for a worth of $47.50 million. On 27th July, he made his first appearance for the club against CS Universitatea Craiova in a 1-0 victory for the third qualifying round of the “UEFA Europa League." On 14th September, he scored a hat-trick and led the team to defeat FK Austria Wien in 5-1 in the process; Silva became the very first player to earned the feat in Europe after Kaka in 2006.

International Career

Andre Silva has represented his national side at both senior and junior level, playing in various tournaments. He was a part of Portugal U16, U17, U18, U19, and U20 national team.

On 8th September 2015, Silva made his Portugal u21 national team debut in a 6-1 victory over Albania in a “2017 U21 Championship qualifier”. On 26th August he received first called up from the national side by the head coach Fernando Santos. Then on 1st September, he made his international debut against Gibraltar in a 5-0 friendly victory.

His first international goal came on 7th October 2016, against Andorra, which ended in 6-0 win for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier.

So far he has earned 18 caps his national side with goals. Silva is a good friend of his national teammates Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and Joao Mario.

Personal Life

When it comes to his personal life, Silva is quite confidential. He prefers to keep privacy on his personal matter in front of media or public. Although Silva surfer the social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter actively, he has not posted single photos with the lady who could be his possible girlfriend or spouse.

Hence as per our record, 22, Andre Silva is possibly single and unmarried.

Net Worth and Endorsement

As of 2017, Andre Silva gets paid $2.61 million per annum as his salary from his current club, A.C. Milan. His estimated net worth is around $6 million. His significant source of earning is his football career. Besides, he too earns much from the endorsement deal with renowned sports brand Nike.

Silva owns a house in Portugal and world best luxury cars including Ferarri, Range Rover, and Audi Q8. He often visits expensive world destination in his vacation which too indicates his good earning as well as a lavish lifestyle.

 


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