David Silva

Born: January 8, 1986 (age 32)

Height: 5'8" (173cm)
Weight: 10st 8lb (67kg)

Hometown: Arguineguín, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Attacking-midfielder
Team: Manchester City (no. 21)
David Silva of Manchester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Watford at the Etihad Stadium on August 29, 2015
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Career History
Senior2006-2010Valencia
2010-Manchester City
International2006-Spain
Sports Mole has 1,390 articles about David Silva. Articles 1 to 40:
Raheem Sterling celebrates with Kevin De Bruyne during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Result: Kevin De Bruyne lights up Manchester City's rout of Swansea City
Five different players get on the scoresheet as Manchester City thrash Swansea City 5-0 in their first game since being confirmed as Premier League champions.
18:23
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Live Commentary: Manchester City 5-0 Swansea City - as it happened
Relive how Man City celebrated becoming Premier League champions by thrashing Swansea 5-0, courtesy of Sports Mole's live updates from the Etihad Stadium.
15:30
Kyle Walker and Kevin De Bruyne side by side during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion on January 31, 2018
Manchester City dominate PFA Team of the Year
Sergio Aguero is included in the PFA Team of the Year for the first time as one of five Manchester City players to make the cut.
Apr 18, 10:52
David Silva in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
David Silva: Third title "the most special" after tough year
David Silva posts a heartfelt message on social media reflecting on a "tough year" off the field, which he says makes Manchester City's title win all the more special.
Apr 15, 22:21
Mohamed Salah refuses to celebrate scoring against his old side during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on November 25, 2017
Kevin De Bruyne: 'Mohamed Salah will probably win PFA Player of the Year award'
Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne believes that Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is "probably going to win" the PFA Player of the Year award.
Apr 15, 17:24
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Report: Manchester City keen on Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara
Manchester City are reportedly looking to make a move for Bayern Munich and Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara at the end of the season.
Apr 15, 11:25
Pep Guardiola applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Result: Manchester City beat Tottenham Hotspur to edge closer to Premier League title
Manchester City record a commanding 3-1 win away at Tottenham Hotspur in order to edge closer towards being crowned Premier League champions.
Apr 14, 21:37
Kevin De Bruyne in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Three Manchester City players up for PFA Player of the Year award
Three Manchester City players feature on the shortlist for the PFA Player of the Year award, as does Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah.
Apr 14, 12:14
Mousa Dembele in action for Spurs on March 11, 2018
Combined XI: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Man City
Sports Mole selects a combined XI from the Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City squads ahead of Saturday evening's clash at Wembley Stadium.
Apr 14, 08:00
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 17, 2017
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins PFA Player of the Month for March
Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah wins the PFA Player of the Month award for March with 80% of the votes.
Apr 9, 20:59
Manchester United's Chris Smalling scores against Manchester City on April 7, 2018
Result: Manchester United comeback puts Manchester City title celebrations on hold
Manchester City miss out on the chance of securing the Premier League title in a record time as they lose 3-2 to rivals Manchester United.
Apr 7, 19:23
Jesse Lingard and Romelu Lukaku celebrate with each other during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on December 17, 2017
Combined XI: Manchester City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole picks a combined XI from those expected to be available for this weekend's Manchester derby clash at the Etihad Stadium.
Apr 6, 19:00
Raheem Sterling celebrates with Kevin De Bruyne during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Preview: Manchester City vs. Manchester United - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Premier League action as Manchester City take on rivals Manchester United with Pep Guardiola's side aiming to be crowned champions.
Apr 5, 11:49
Sergio Aguero in action during the FA Cup game between Wigan Athletic and Manchester City on February 19, 2018
How Manchester City could line up against Liverpool
Sports Mole looks at how Manchester City could line up for Wednesday night's Champions League showdown with Liverpool at Anfield.
Apr 4, 08:00
Mohamed Salah in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Crystal Palace on August 19, 2017
Combined XI: Liverpool vs. Manchester City
Ahead of the Champions League clash between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield, Sports Mole looks at who would make it into a combined XI.
Apr 4, 07:00
Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Watford on January 2, 2018
Jamie Redknapp: 'Raheem Sterling perfect number 10 for England'
Former England midfielder Jamie Redknapp claims that Manchester City attacker Raheem Sterling can be the "perfect number 10" for the Three Lions.
Apr 2, 15:21
Everton manager Sam Allardyce at the Premier League match against Chelsea on December 23, 2017
Sam Allardyce: 'You have to admire Manchester City'
Everton manager Sam Allardyce praises his players for putting up a fight in the second half of their 3-1 loss to Manchester City.
Mar 31, 20:12
Leroy Sane in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Result: Manchester City close on Premier League title with win over Everton
Manchester City move to within one win of clinching the Premier League title by beating Everton 3-1 courtesy of a stunning first-half showing at Goodison Park.
Mar 31, 19:23
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Live Commentary: Everton 1-3 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive how Man City moved to within one win of the Premier League title with a 3-1 victory over Everton, courtesy of Sports Mole's live updates from Goodison Park.
Mar 31, 17:10
Marco Asensio in action during the friendly between Italy under-21s and Spain under-21s on March 27, 2017
Result: Spain put six goals past Argentina in Madrid
Spain continue their preparations for the 2018 World Cup with a thumping 6-1 win over Argentina in the Spanish capital.
Mar 27, 22:24
world cup general ball
Team News: Diego Costa leads line for Spain against Argentina
Diego Costa leads the line for Spain in Tuesday night's international friendly against Argentina - who have Lionel Messi on the bench - at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Mar 27, 19:43
David Silva in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
David Silva allowed to leave Spain camp for "personal reasons"
Spain confirm that Manchester City midfielder David Silva has been allowed to leave the squad for "personal reasons".
Mar 24, 15:09
David Silva in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
David Silva 'leaves Spain camp'
Manchester City attacker David Silva is given permission to leave the Spain camp ahead of Tuesday's international friendly with Argentina, according to a report.
Mar 24, 13:35
Julian Draxler in action during the World Cup qualifier between Northern Ireland and Germany on October 5, 2017
Result: Germany, Spain play out entertaining draw
Thomas Muller cancels out an early effort from Rodrigo as Germany come from behind to draw 1-1 with Spain in Dusseldorf.
Mar 23, 21:38
Timo Werner in action for Germany against England on November 10, 2017
Combined XI: Germany vs. Spain
Sports Mole selects a strongest combined XI from Germany and Spain ahead of Friday night's international friendly between the two heavyweight nations.
Mar 22, 09:00
Fernandinho in action for Manchester City on December 13, 2017
Fernandinho delighted to mark Manchester City return with win at Stoke City
Fernandinho admits that he is delighted to have marked his return from injury with a convincing win against Stoke City on Monday night.
Mar 13, 21:03
David Silva in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
David Silva: 'When I play for Manchester City I forget about off-field problems'
David Silva opens up about the premature birth of his son, but insists that playing for Manchester City takes his mind off things.
Mar 13, 14:10
Paul Lambert in charge of Aston Villa in February 2015
Stoke City boss Paul Lambert hails "terrific" Manchester City following defeat
Stoke City manager Paul Lambert describes Manchester City's style of play as "terrific" following his side's defeat to Pep Guardiola's team.
Mar 13, 00:30
David Silva scores the second during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester City on March 12, 2018
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola: 'David Silva controls the tempo'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola praises David Silva following the playmaker's brace against Stoke City.
Mar 12, 22:52
David Silva scores the second during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester City on March 12, 2018
Result: David Silva sends Manchester City within two wins of Premier League title
David Silva scores a goal in either half as Premier League leaders Manchester City ease to a 2-0 win over strugglers Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium.
Mar 12, 21:53
David Silva scores the second during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester City on March 12, 2018
Live Commentary: Stoke City 0-2 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Manchester City's 2-0 win over Stoke City, as David Silva's brace edged the Citizens closer to the title.
Mar 12, 19:00
David Silva in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
David Silva to miss Abu Dhabi trip to spend time with son
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola reveals that David Silva will not take part in this week's warm-weather training camp in Abu Dhabi.
Mar 12, 14:12
Phil Foden in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Feyenoord on November 21, 2017
Phil Foden: 'I learn a lot from Manchester City teammates'
Manchester City youngster Phil Foden praises his teammates for giving him advice in his breakthrough season with the club.
Mar 11, 12:05
Raheem Sterling celebrates with Kevin De Bruyne during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Preview: Stoke City vs. Manchester City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Manchester City's top-flight trip to relegation-threatened Stoke City.
Mar 11, 11:42
Gabriel Jesus scores for Manchester City against Basel in the Champions League on March 7, 2018
Result: Manchester City through to Champions League quarter-finals despite Basel defeat
Manchester City book their spot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League despite losing 2-1 to Basel in the second leg of their last-16 tie at the Etihad Stadium.
Mar 7, 21:39
Kevin De Bruyne in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Preview: Manchester City vs. Basel - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Champions League action as Manchester City welcome the visit of Basel in the second leg of their last-16 clash at the Etihad.
Mar 6, 14:38
Pep Guardiola applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'Manchester City one step closer to title'
Pep Guardiola acknowledges the importance of Manchester City's 1-0 win over Chelsea, admitting that his side are now within touching distance of the title.
Mar 4, 18:25
Manchester City attacker Bernardo Silva in action during his side's Premier League clash with Everton on August 21, 2017
Result: Bernardo Silva bags winner as Chelsea roll over for Manchester City
Bernardo Silva's goal 34 seconds after the restart earns Man City a 1-0 win over Chelsea and takes Pep Guardiola's side one step closer to the Premier League title.
Mar 4, 17:56
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Live Commentary: Manchester City 1-0 Chelsea - as it happened
Relive how Bernardo Silva's rapid second-half goal earned Manchester City a 1-0 win over Chelsea, courtesy of Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from the Etihad.
Mar 4, 15:00
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Red Star Belgrade on November 2, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'Manchester City took advantage of Arsenal's lack of confidence'
Arsene Wenger admits that all three of Manchester City's goal were preventable in Thursday night's 3-0 loss, which he puts down to a lack of confidence from his players.
Mar 1, 22:40

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