Portuguese professional footballer Andre Miguel Valente de Silva popular as Andre Silva currently plays for Italian club A.C. Milan as a striker wearing the jersey number 9. He made his professional debut with Porto in 2013 and the Italian club in 2017.
He has been representing his national side, since 2016 and was also included in the 23 man squad for the FIFA World Cup 2018.
Early Life of Andre Silva
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.
Andre Silva's Club Career
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.
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 earn the feat in Europe after Kaka in 2006.
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 was also the member of the National Team that included Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe, and Joao Mario which played in the FIFA World Cup 2018.
Andre Silva's Personal Life
When it comes to his personal life, Currently 22, Silva is dating his beautiful girlfriend Sara Rodrigues. The couple is believed to be together since last summer.
Sara is a model and has a license in chemical engineering. She is followed by huge numbers on her Instagram. Silva was rumored to be dating Neymar's sister previously.
Although Silva is active on 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 of Andre Silva
As of 2018, 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 in 2018. 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.