David Silva Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

David Josué Jiménez Silva

Nick Name

David Silva, Merlin

David Silva during a match between Manchester City and Leicester City on December 29, 2015 in Leicester, England
David Silva during a match between Manchester City and Leicester City on December 29, 2015 in Leicester, England

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Arguineguin, Gran Canaria, Spain

Nationality

Spanish

Education

David’s educational background is not known.

Occupation

Professional Footballer

Family

  • Father – Fernando Jimenez (Former Police Officer)
  • Mother – Eva Silva
  • Siblings – Nando Jimenez Silva (Younger Brother), Natalia Jimenez Silva (Older Sister)

Manager

Silva is signed with IFM.

Position

Attacking Midfielder / Winger

Shirt Number

21

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

67 kg or 148 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Silva’s dating history is not known.

David Silva listening the intonation of the Spanish anthem during a match between Spain and Slovakia on September 5, 2015 in Oviedo, Spain
David Silva listening the intonation of the Spanish anthem during a match between Spain and Slovakia on September 5, 2015 in Oviedo, Spain

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial

Silva is of Japanese descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Small frame (Standing only 5 ft 7 in)
  • Mole mark on the left side near his chin
  • Mop Top hairstyle

Measurements

David’s body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 37 in or 94 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 13 in or 33 cm
  • Waist – 29 in or 74 cm
David Silva shirtless body
David Silva shirtless body

Brand Endorsements

David was seen in a commercial for team Spain alongside Fernando Torres, Iker Casillas, Andres Iniesta, and Sergio Ramos in 2013.

Best Known For

His quickness and speed on the football pitch and also for his high IQ as a midfielder. He became noticeable while he played for the Spanish team Valencia.

First Football Match

Silva made his professional debut during the 2004-2005 season while he was on loan by Eibar from Valencia.

He played his first official match for Manchester City on August 14, 2014, against Tottenham Hotspur.

On November 15, 2006, David debuted for the senior national team of Spain in a friendly match against Romania.

Strengths

  • Passing
  • Ball Handling
  • Free Kicks
  • Crossing
  • IQ
  • Speed and Quickness

Weaknesses

None

David Silva during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final second leg match between Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain on April 12, 2016
David Silva during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final second leg match between Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain on April 12, 2016

First Film

David has not taken a part in any of the movies yet, but he played as himself in the documentary film The Referees (2009).

First TV Show

Other than football matches itself, Silva hasn’t appeared in any other TV show.

Personal Trainer

As we mentioned earlier in this article, David’s trademarks are his speed, quickness, and agility. His potential as a midfielder was never questioned because of one reason, his work ethic. The Spanish international is described as a very calm player who is always relying on hard work.

Silva’s god given gift – his athletic potential backed up with his primary leg being left, and the work he puts in made him what he is today, a complete attacking midfielder and one of the best in the business.

David Silva Favorite Things

  • Food – Rice cooked in Cuban style (Arroz a la cubana in Spanish)
  • Hobbies – Playing Racket Sports
  • TV Show – TV series both Spanish and English
  • Actor – Denzel Washington
  • Actress – Scarlett Johansson
  • Color – None. He likes all of them.
Source – DavidJimenezSilva.com

David Silva Facts

  1. While young, he played football in the youth team UD San Fernando.
  2. Before he began playing as a winger, Silva was a goalkeeper.
  3. David idolized the former Danish attacking midfielder Michael Laudrup.
  4. At the age of 14, he accepted the offer from Valencia to join their youth team. He remained in the squad until 17.
  5. Silva won the Copa del Rey 2008 trophy with Valencia’s first team.
  6. On June 30, 2010, David got transferred to Manchester City. He signed a four-year deal before the start of 2010-2011 season.
  7. He won the 2011-2012 Premier League with Manchester City. The same year, he was named in the Premier League Team of the Year.
  8. On September 17, 2012, Silva extended his contract with Manchester City for five more years.
  9. Silva was a part of the U-17 Spanish national team during the 2003 FIFA u-17 World Championship in Finland.
  10. He played for the U-21 Spanish national team at the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship.
  11. Follow Silva on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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