Fabio Daniel Soares Silva, professionally known as Fabio Silva is a Portuguese professional football player. He started his professional football career from a Portuguese club, FC Porto, where he set several club records. He was part of the Porto team that won the 2019-20 Primeira Liga and Taca de Portugal. The Portuguese forward was signed by the English club, Wolverhampton Wanderers for a club record of 35 million Euro in September 2020.
On the international level, Silva has represented the Portugal national teams on several age levels. He has yet to make his senior international debut.
What is Fabio Silva Famous For?
- Wolverhampton Wanderers signed him from FC Porto for 35 million Euros in September 2020.
- Won the 2019-20 Primeira Liga and Taca de Portugal with FC Porto.
- Made several age-related records for Porto.
Where is Fabio Silva From?
Fabio Silva was born on 19 July 2002. His birth name is Fabio Daniel Soares Silva. His birth place is in Gondomar, Porto District in Portugal. He holds Portuguese nationality. He was born to a father, Jorge. His father is a former professional footballer who played as a defensive midfielder and won the league in 2001 for Boavista F.C. His father also played for Portugal’s senior international team. He has a brother named Jorge, who also plays professional football. His brother currently plays as a defensive midfielder for S.S. Lazio. He belongs to white ethnicity. His religion is Christianity.
Fabio Silva Football Career Timeline
- Fabio Silva joined the FC Porto academy in 2010.
- He then transferred to Benfica’s youth setup in 2015.
- He returned to Porto in 2017.
- He scored 20 goals in 26 games for Porto’s U19 team by February 2019.
- Following his impressive performance for Porto’s U19 team, he was called up to the club’s first team.
- He made his professional debut as well as Primeira Liga debut on 10 August 2019 against Gil Vicente. He came on in as a substitute for the final 11 minutes.
- His debut broke Bruno Gama’s record as the youngest league player in the club’s history at 17 years and 22 days.
- He became the club’s youngest player in European competitions after he made his UEFA Europa League debut on 19 September 2019 against BSC Young Boys. He broke Ruben Neves’s record.
- He became the club’s youngest starter in any competition in September 2019 when he lined up against C.D. Santa Clara in the Taca da Liga group stage. He broke Serafim Pereira’s record set in 1960.
- He became the club’s youngest goalscorer on 19 October 2019 after he scored against S.C. Coimbroes in the third round of Taca de Portugal. He broke Neves’s record.
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- He broke Neves’s other record to become the club’s youngest league goalscorer on 27 October 2019 after he scored against F.C. Famalicao.
- He became the youngest starter in the club’s history in Derby da Invicta on 10 November 2019. He broke Serafim’s record while doing so.
- Silva was dropped into Porto’s reserve team in February 2020.
- He returned to Porto’s first team after the league resumed after the coronavirus-enforced shutdown.
- Porto went on to win the 2019-20 Primeira League and the Taca de Portugal.
- English club, Wolverhampton Wanderers signed Silva on 5 September 2020. He signed a 5-year deal reportedly for a transfer fee of 35 million Euros.
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Fabio Silva International Career
- The aspiring footballer Fabio Silva has yet to make his senior international debut.
- He has represented Portugal football teams at various age levels.
- He has already represented Portugal’s U15, U16, U17, and U19 teams.
- He was part of Portugal’s U17 team that reached the quarter-finals of the 2019 UEFA European Championship.
- He scored a hat-trick for Portugal’s U19 team in a 4-1 win over Italy on 11 October 2019.
- He has already scored over 20 goals for the Portugal football team at various age levels.
- The young footballer will soon secure a place in the senior team.
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Fabio Silva Girlfriend
Fabio Silva is too young to get married. The young footballer is focusing on his professional career, whom we could see playing for the top European clubs in the future. He maintains a private life. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. Any updates in his love life will be updated here.
Fabio Silva Height
Fabio Silva stands at a height of 1.85 m i.e. 6 feet and 1 inch tall. He has a body weight of 75 kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is brown and his hair color is brunette. His sexual orientation is straight.
Fabio Silva Salary
Fabio Silva earns from his professional career as a football player. His income from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. He has held several club records playing for his first club, Porto. The young striker was signed by Wolverhampton Wanderers for 35 million Euros in September 2020. If he maintains his excellence, he will surely land a lucrative offer from top clubs in Europe. His annual salary is reported at 7 million Euro at present. He has a net worth of $1 million at present.